Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday that he wants legislators to make a late-session push to enact a lottery that might generate tens of millions of dollars a year in revenue.
A bill to limit the powers of Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood is "pretty much dead" after a committee voted to set it aside without making a final decision, the chairman said Thursday.
A bill headed to the Mississippi House says cities, counties, state agencies and public colleges can't prevent employees from asking someone's immigration status and can't give legal status to people who have entered the country without permission.
A judge has decided that former Southaven, Mississippi, Mayor Greg Davis will be retried four counties away on felony fraud and embezzlement charges.
Mississippi lawmakers could expand a program enabling students to use state money to attend schools with specialized help for dyslexia.
A man who lived in a rural home with his romantic partner, her young son, her mother and her sister was arrested on murder charges after all four were found shot to death, authorities said Wednesday.
Mississippi Power Co. says the power plant it's building in Kemper County will be cheaper to run on natural gas than on its planned fuel of lignite coal unless gas prices are high.
Federal authorities have raided multiple restaurants in Mississippi as part of an immigration check.
The head of the Mississippi Economic Council is retiring in June, and a current staff member has been named interim president and chief executive officer, the organization said Wednesday.
Castro Coleman is living his dream as he hits the small screen to play one of his idols.
Authorities have charged one person in the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old boy and his mother, grandmother and aunt at their home in eastern Mississippi.
The Mississippi House has rejected an effort to punish universities for not flying the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem.
A Mississippi House leader reversed course Tuesday and blocked a bill that could have led to higher gasoline and cigarette taxes.
Mississippi senators want more industrial projects to qualify for property tax breaks.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is making the third round of spending cuts since the budget year started in July, and the fifth round in the past 14 months.
Organizers of the 2017 Tupelo Comic Con are looking for a few good volunteers.
Mississippi lawmakers in coming weeks could change the rules governing schools in significant ways.
The newly hired directors of two Mississippi history museums see their jobs as being educators as much as curators.
Some tax experts and conservative groups are questioning a proposed Mississippi regulation that would require large sellers to collect taxes on internet sales.
A former secretary of the Navy said during a speaking appearance Friday that he has questions about Russia's involvement in the presidential election.
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