- New lawmaker Mathis sworn in at Mississippi Capitol Updated: Apr-29-15 7:20 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi House is back up to its full membership of 122 people.
- Bryant vetoes bill he calls weak on ditching Common Core Updated: Apr-23-15 8:05 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Republican Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday vetoed a bill that some lawmakers said would move Mississippi away from the Common Core academic standards adopted by this state and many others.
- Bryant vetoes include proposal on control of Coast Coliseum Updated: Apr-23-15 6:40 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has vetoed bills he says would make bad or unnecessary changes to state law.
- Group starts new Mississippi term-limits ballot initiative Updated: Apr-20-15 3:26 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A group is starting a ballot initiative that proposes limiting Mississippi lawmakers and statewide elected officials to two consecutive four-year terms in the same office.
- Mississippi lawmakers approve list of local taxes, projects Updated: Apr-18-15 1:23 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - That shrimp po' boy in Pascagoula or that hotel room in Houston will cost a bit extra because of local tourism taxes that legislators approved for those cities - as they did for many other communities around the state.
- Jeb Bush praises Mississippi special education vouchers Updated: Apr-16-15 4:59 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A new Mississippi law that creates state-funded vouchers to support private schooling for some special education students should provide hope and opportunity for the most vulnerable people in society, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Thursday in Jackson.
- Bryant: No immediate plans for special legislative session Updated: Apr-15-15 1:29 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he has no plans to call a special legislative session anytime soon.
- Governor signs concealed carry bills Updated: Apr-10-15 12:59 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippians will not need a state-issued license to carry a concealed gun in a purse, briefcase or other fully enclosed satchel under a bill signed by Gov. Phil Bryant.