Despite an eventful couple of days in discussions about rewriting the state education funding formula, the public is no closer to knowing what changes lawmakers will consider to the current Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
Mississippi's obesity rate among young children from low-income families remains stable at 14.5 percent, but officials note the rate is still too high.
A Mississippi woman is going to prison after using an internet scam to try to profit off the burning death of a teenager.
Mississippi's former corrections commissioner is asking a federal judge to reconsider the decision to jail him.
A new report released Tuesday warns Congress against tax changes that could subsidize Mississippi Power Co.'s Kemper County power plant by an additional $700 million to $4.5 billion.
The Mississippi House Management Committee voted Tuesday that representatives can look at contracts made by the body, but said the documents, other than their cost, must otherwise be kept secret from the public.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is proposing higher spending for foster care and K-12 education in the coming year, but he recommends budget reductions for many parts of state government.
A fire chief says the burning of an African-American church in Mississippi is still considered arson, but the state Crime Lab determined that no accelerant was found on items it tested from the church.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is walking back speculation that he might consider a job in the Trump administration.
Mississippi's top elected officials say the outlook for state tax collections is improving, despite a dip during the first months of the current budget year.
The state Board of Education Thursday approved four Mississippi groups to share nearly $1 million to expand state-funded prekindergarten classes.
Oxford is Mississippi's highest flying school district, according to the state's rating system.
Mississippi officials say an electric car maker has made an overdue payment on its state loan.
Mississippi health officials are confirming the state's first case of the flu for the 2016-17 season.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday that he's not actively seeking an appointment in the Donald Trump administration, but said it might be difficult to turn down the president-elect.
Mississippi stayed in the Republican column for the 10th straight presidential election Tuesday, giving Donald Trump a comfortable win and the state's six electoral votes for president.
Mississippi has given its six electoral votes to Republican Donald Trump and re-elected all four of its U.S. House members.
Mississippi's attorney general is signing up for a court challenge to overturn a federal ban of online sales taxes.
This is an alternate ending to the endless low-boiling dispute over Mississippi's state flag -- people and institutions walk away from the current flag, one by one.
A federal judge revoked the bail of Mississippi's former corrections commissioner and sent him to jail Friday to await sentencing in a corruption case after finding he had probably committed a crime when he took outdoor lights from a home he forfeited to the federal government.
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