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Hyde-Smith votes to cap insulin prices

In a rare vote that set her apart from most Senate Republicans, U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith voted on Saturday to keep a proposal in the ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, August 12, 2022 6:00 pm


Former Gov. Phil Bryant subpoenaed for USM volleyball stadium documents

Nancy New’s attorney has filed a subpoena directly on former Gov. Phil Bryant for documents related to the use of federal welfare funds to build a volleyball ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 12:43 pm

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On an otherwise clear night, it Storm-ed on LSU in Hattiesburg

Rick Cleveland writes about the performance of Southern Miss pitcher Justin Storm on Sunday night against LSU. Justin Storm’s father John is a Brookhaven native ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, June 6, 2022 12:44 pm


Voters have OK’d three ballot initiatives in state history. Now, lawmakers have written all into law.

All three of the citizen-sponsored ballot initiatives that have been ratified by Mississippi voters have since been approved by state lawmakers, ensuring the laws cannot ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, June 2, 2022 3:00 pm


Philip Gunn’s connection to the Southern Baptist Convention sexual abuse scandal

House Speaker Philip Gunn, serving as his church’s attorney, was publicly accused of trying to cover up a sex abuse scandal that was featured prominently ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, May 26, 2022 9:00 am


Rising costs, contract work exacerbate nursing shortage for state’s safety net hospital

As part of efforts to address a shortage of nurses and respiratory therapists, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) hosted a walk-in job fair ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, May 20, 2022 10:00 am


Another Mississippi ‘trigger law’ to keep an eye on as Supreme Court deliberates: gay marriage

The 2007 law that would ban abortions in Mississippi if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade isn’t the only so-called “trigger law” language the ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, May 16, 2022 7:00 pm


COVID-19 cases rising rapidly in Mississippi

COVID-19 cases in Mississippi have increased rapidly over the past two weeks, though overall numbers still remain low. Mississippi has seen the largest percentage increase ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, May 16, 2022 5:00 pm


At least 28 cities have opted out of medical marijuana, but the state is not keeping track

At least 28 cities and a dozen counties completely opted out of Mississippi’s medical marijuana program by the May 3 deadline, but the state’s health ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, May 12, 2022 12:00 pm


Former auditors question whether White was too close to investigate Bryant

Three former state auditors say they would have recused themselves or limited their involvement in the investigation into Mississippi’s welfare fraud scandal to avoid perceptions ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, May 12, 2022 11:00 am

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