Some college students are telling a Mississippi Gulf Coast television station that a ban on alcohol at a popular Alabama beach destination will bring more spring breakers to Mississippi.
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.
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.
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.
A Mississippi Senate committee passed a bill Thursday that would allow guns in churches.
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.
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.
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.
A new study finds that DeSoto County remains the healthiest county in Mississippi, while Coahoma County is considered the least healthy.
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.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that revises the state's regulation of small loan companies.
The possibility of raising taxes or borrowing money to improve Mississippi's roads and bridges remains alive in the Legislature, but just barely.
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.
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.
The Mississippi Center for Justice is keeping tabs on jobs created with almost $1 billion the federal government granted after Hurricane Katrina.
Democratic Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes of Gulfport is stepping into a new leadership role as chairwoman of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus.
Soaked Mississippians turned concerns from flash flooding to rising rivers as rain kept falling across the state on Friday.
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.
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.
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