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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

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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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UMMC, Blue Cross agree to mediator in insurance contract dispute

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and University of Mississippi Medical Center have agreed on a mediator, who will oversee a mediation process to ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 5:00 pm

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Latest Reeves vetoes could again expand governor’s power

If Gov. Tate Reeves’ recent vetoes of 10 projects throughout the state totaling about $27 million stand, the power of Mississippi’s executive branch of government ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:39 pm

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The Supreme Court is expected to overturn Roe v. Wade. Here’s what you need to know.

On Monday, Politico released a leaked draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito which indicated the U.S. Supreme Court is ready to overturn Roe v. Wade, potentially ending ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 3:00 pm

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Lawmakers spent public money on private schools. Does it violate the Mississippi Constitution?

This past session the Mississippi Legislature gave $10 million to K-12 private schools even though the state constitution appears to be one of the few ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 2:00 pm

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Brookhaven man awaits trial as 2 plead guilty in connection to fraud scheme

Nancy New and her son Zach New reached deals Wednesday to plead guilty in a federal case involving $4 million in public school dollars prosecutors ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, April 21, 2022 11:47 am

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Disgraced welfare director from Brookhaven faces new bribery charges

Text messages between John Davis and Nancy New, obtained by Mississippi Today, shed light on how Davis directed New to pay for retired professional wrestler ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, April 19, 2022 10:00 am

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Grocery tax cut considered, but never acted upon by state’s political leadership

Mississippi’s political leaders have talked for years about cutting the 7 percent tax on groceries, the highest statewide tax of its kind in the nation ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, April 18, 2022 1:30 pm

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Reeves signs bill creating Mississippi broadband office, appoints Brookhaven’s Sally Doty to run it

Gov. Tate Reeves on Wednesday signed into law the “Broadband Expansion and Accessibility of Mississippi Act” and appointed former state senator and current Public Utilities ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, April 13, 2022 4:40 pm

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