Mississippi's 2016 legislative session may be halfway over, but debate has yet to really begin on three of the biggest issues.
The Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is unconstitutional because it's a "vestige" of slavery, an attorney argues in an update to his lawsuit seeking to change the banner.
The second and only official Grammy Museum outside of Los Angeles opens Saturday in the Mississippi Delta, cradle of the blues.
Mississippi voters could register online and vote in person ahead of elections under a bill moving forward in the Legislature.
Mississippi's attorney general said Wednesday that he will defend his state's flag against a lawsuit that seeks to remove its Confederate battle emblem, even though he thinks the flag hurts the state and should change.
Mississippi senators voted Wednesday to prevent the state Medicaid program from spending any money with Planned Parenthood, even if it's only a few hundred dollars a year.
A judge Monday ordered four white men convicted in the June 2011 beating and rundown death of a black autoworker in Mississippi to pay his heirs $840,000.
Part of Mississippi's oil spill settlement money would be set aside to help pay for transportation improvements statewide, under a proposal that moved through the House but is likely to stall in the Senate.
The names of employees and family members at an execution, as well as the pharmacy providing lethal drugs, would be kept secret under a bill passed Tuesday by the Mississippi Senate.
Jackson officials have declined to declare a state of emergency over high levels of lead discovered in Jackson's tap water.
A federal lawsuit against Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant seeks to eliminate the nation's last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem.
A majority of Mississippi House members voted willingly last week to limit their own power of speech in their own chamber by eliminating something called the point of personal privilege.
Mississippi House Republicans passed a bill Friday that would require regular audits of Medicaid recipients and penalize those who fail to update their records.
The heads of the Mississippi Legislature's two transportation committees are considering raising the gas tax to maintain highways and bridges.
Black Democrats in the Mississippi House say Republicans are unfairly shutting them out of the legislative process, and they stalled House business for several hours Thursday to try to pressure the majority GOP.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is proclaiming April as Confederate Heritage Month, but without mentioning slavery.
Mississippi continues to have "sluggish" growth that trails the Southeast and the nation as a whole, state economist Darrin Webb told lawmakers Wednesday.
It took investigators more than a year of painstaking work, but they say they have finally cracked the case of a former high school cheerleader who was found near death in her rural Mississippi hometown after being doused with a flammable liquid and set on fire.
A Greenwood oncologist is suing Attorney General Jim Hood and officials of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, claiming they're illegally confining him to cover up how an alleged hit man died in April 2012.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least seven tornadoes hit Mississippi Tuesday.
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