Wealthy people would be allowed to put property in trust for up to 360 years in Mississippi, under a bill that advanced another step Thursday in the state Senate.
When word began to spread about a proposed ban on a popular type of ammunition, the market responded faster than a speeding bullet.
Current seniors in Mississippi public schools could become the first in nearly 30 years to graduate without passing an exit exam.
Attorney Chip Mills of Fulton is entering a special election to fill an empty U.S. House seat in north Mississippi.
Southern Co. announced Tuesday that it projects at least another $26 million in spending to complete its construction of a power plant in eastern Mississippi.
The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months.
House Speaker Philip Gunn used an analogy involving goats and church tithing Monday to make the point that Mississippi would never lose money under a long-term proposal to phase out the state personal income tax.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is among the leaders of a new economic development firm formed by Ridgeland-based Butler Snow LLP.
It's election year, and Mississippi policymakers are engaged in an escalating debate over who can offer the biggest, juiciest tax cut.
Attorneys for death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford will argue before the Mississippi Supreme Court March 23 that the man's 1994 rape conviction should be tossed out because he received poor legal representation at his trial.
Former longtime Mississippi Speaker of the House Tim Ford has died of a heart attack.
Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices said Thursday that the court should find the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and not wait for a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
A businessman says a former Mississippi prison official solicited the first in a series of bribes that eventually mounted to $1.5 million.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' $382 million tax-cut proposal was big, until fellow Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn rolled out his own $1.7 billion plan to eliminate Mississippi's personal income tax.
Republican Delbert Hosemann filed papers Monday to run for a third term as Mississippi secretary of state.
In a game of escalating tax-cut proposals, House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, will propose the biggest so far: a $1.7 billion phaseout of Mississippi's state personal income tax over more than a decade, a top legislator said late Monday.
Jim Hood filed papers Friday to run for a fourth term as Mississippi attorney general.
Four of Mississippi's public universities are likely to begin charging student activity fees this fall, moving further away from the state's one-time policy of tuition including all charges.
Madison attorney Vicki Slater launched her campaign as Democrat for Mississippi governor Thursday.
Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let it enforce an abortion law that had been declared unconstitutional by a lower court.
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