Groups supporting low-income Mississippi residents said Tuesday that elected officials are ignoring 300,000 people and refusing billions of federal dollars by choosing not to expand Medicaid in one of the poorest states in the nation.
Attorney General Jim Hood is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 21 school districts that argues Mississippi owes them $230 million in education aid and demands an end to future shortfalls.
Mississippi officials are renewing allegations that Memphis is stealing water from the state.
Supporters of a constitutional amendment to guarantee "an adequate and efficient system of free public schools" in Mississippi loaded up the bed of a Chevrolet pickup with 16 boxes and drove to Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann's office Monday.
A judge will decide if mental examination records of a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case can be used in a civil trial.
Epic. Momentous. Resilient. All of these words, and more, could be used to describe the scene in Oxford.
Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert said Friday that Mississippi must consider a fuel tax increases to maintain roads and bridges.
Mississippi's Medicaid enrollment has grown since January, even as top elected officials continue to oppose expanding the program.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is requesting a $46 million budget boost in the coming year.
Baptist Memorial Healthcare is laying off workers at its Booneville and New Albany hospitals in Mississippi in cost reduction plan.
Southern Co. said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion
Attorneys for six-term Sen. Thad Cochran told the Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday that a challenger waited too long to file a lawsuit seeking to overturn Cochran's victory in the June 24 Republican primary runoff.
Mississippi tourism officials are requesting more public money to promote the state in big media markets such as Atlanta and Chicago, hoping the investment will lure travelers to play golf, visit civil-rights landmarks or hear authentic blues music close to its roots.
The two systems that run Mississippi's public universities and community colleges each want lawmakers to increase their budgets by more than $75 million, arguing more state spending on higher education will help residents earn higher incomes and bolster the future of the state.
The man accused of taking illicit photographs of the bedridden wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has been indicted on burglary charges.
Personal income growth in Mississippi accelerated in the second three months of 2014, but growth still trailed the nation.
A group has filed a petition seeking a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi.
State education officials making their legally-mandated push to support Mississippi's school funding formula were questioned Tuesday in a budget hearing about rising spending on administrators and whether lawmakers should spend more money on programs not included in the formula.
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