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Miss. bill would computerize Medicaid records, audit recipients

Posted 3/22/2016 in State

The Mississippi Senate passed a narrower version of a bill Monday that would require an electronic records system for Medicaid and a regular audit of Medicaid recipients.

 

 

Under the Capitol Dome: Analysis: Road money lobbying heats up, as outcome unclear

Posted 3/21/2016 in State

Fights last week in the Mississippi Senate over a transportation spending bill that doesn't actually do anything yet indicate how intensely people are lobbying for and against more money for roads and bridges.

 

 

In Miss., retiring officials can pocket campaign cash

Posted 3/21/2016 in State

When former Mississippi Lt. Gov. Amy Tuck shut down her campaign committee in the closing days of 2013, she took a parting gift -- the $158,342 remaining in the account.

 

 

Bill would allow school boards to appoint superintendents

Posted 3/19/2016 in State

 

 

Miss. Senate committee passes guns in church bill

Posted 3/18/2016 in State

A Mississippi Senate committee passed a bill Thursday that would allow guns in churches.

 

 

Miss. to regulate restraint and seclusion of students

Posted 3/18/2016 in State

The Mississippi Board of Education released a revised policy Thursday that for the first time regulates when public school students statewide can be physically restrained or placed in private spaces because of behavior problems.

 

 

Mississippi senators: Next president should nominate justice

Posted 3/17/2016 in State

Both of Mississippi's U.S. senators say they think the next president should nominate someone to fill a current vacancy on the Supreme Court.

 

 

Miss. senators preserve chance for road funding

Posted 3/17/2016 in State

Opponents are still heaping scorn on an empty vessel of a transportation funding package, but the bill remained alive Wednesday after the Mississippi Senate passed it 34-13.

 

 

DeSoto rated as healthiest county, while Coahoma rated worst

Posted 3/17/2016 in State

A new study finds that DeSoto County remains the healthiest county in Mississippi, while Coahoma County is considered the least healthy.

 

 

New figures show Miss. has nation's worst jobless rate

Posted 3/16/2016 in State

Mississippi's jobless rate is worst among the 50 states, dragged down in part by a low-growth state economy, according to U.S. Labor Department figures released Monday.

 

 

Bryant signs revision of small loan law

Posted 3/16/2016 in State

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that revises the state's regulation of small loan companies.

 

 

Mississippi senators barely keep chance for road money alive

Posted 3/16/2016 in State

The possibility of raising taxes or borrowing money to improve Mississippi's roads and bridges remains alive in the Legislature, but just barely.

 

 

NAACP: Plaque at Confederate statue must mention slavery

Posted 3/15/2016 in State

A plan to add context to a Confederate soldier statue at the University of Mississippi is a failure because a proposed plaque does not mention slavery as the central issue in the Civil War, the campus NAACP says.

 

 

Miss. Senate panel could consider gas tax increase

Posted 3/15/2016 in State

A legislative panel will consider whether to increase Mississippi's gasoline tax and put additional registration fees on vehicles to help pay for highway and bridge repairs.

 

 

State spent almost $1B on post-Katrina jobs

Posted 3/15/2016 in State

The Mississippi Center for Justice is keeping tabs on jobs created with almost $1 billion the federal government granted after Hurricane Katrina.

 

Gulfport rep leads Black Caucus

Posted 3/14/2016 in State

Democratic Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes of Gulfport is stepping into a new leadership role as chairwoman of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus.

 

River floods threaten after rains deluge much of Mississippi

Posted 3/12/2016 in State

Soaked Mississippians turned concerns from flash flooding to rising rivers as rain kept falling across the state on Friday.

 

 

Ole Miss adding plaque with context for Confederate statue

Posted 3/12/2016 in State

A Confederate soldier statue that has stood for generations in a prominent spot on the University of Mississippi's Oxford campus will soon be accompanied by a plaque giving it historical context.

 

 

Tax cut proposals moving forward at Mississippi Capitol

Posted 3/11/2016 in State

The Mississippi Senate voted 38-10 Thursday to phase out the corporate franchise tax, reduce the individual and corporate income tax and give a tax break to self-employed people.

 

 

Murder suspect who escaped jail killed after holding family

Posted 3/11/2016 in State

An escaped murder suspect with little to lose made a desperate move before dawn Thursday, breaking into a house at knifepoint and holding a husband, wife and son hostage for hours in a bathroom.

 

 

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