- Analysis: Legislative candidates prep for August primaries Updated: May-24-15 5:18 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi politicians are gearing up for a busy summer campaign season. One legislative race worth watching is a Democratic primary that pits two incumbent state senators against each other up north. Another is a Gulf Coast Republican primary in which a senator with statewide ambitions is challenged by a former emergency director who handled local operations during Hurricane Katrina.
- Senate panel keeps domestic budgets frozen for now Updated: May-21-15 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON - Ignoring veto threats, Republicans on a key Senate panel Wednesday approved an overall freeze on the annual operating budgets for domestic agencies while padding overseas military accounts to raise Pentagon budget limits by $36 billion.
- Bill will open more of Gulf to energy exploration Updated: May-14-15 4:08 pm
- FAA picks Mississippi State to lead unmanned aircraft center Updated: May-08-15 8:39 pm
STARKVILLE, Mississippi - The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that Mississippi State University will lead a team of 13 universities in running a new national center to research unmanned aerial vehicles.