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House kills effort to shuffle Archives and History board by historic margin

A Senate bill, opposed by many of the state’s historians, that would give the governor and lieutenant governor authority to appoint members of the Mississippi ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:00 pm

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MDOT director resigns amid political fire

Mississippi Department of Transportation Director Melinda McGrath, who has led the agency for a decade, announced her resignation Tuesday under political fire from lawmakers. Lawmakers, ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:00 pm

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Congress approves $1.9T stimulus package

A Congress riven along party lines approved a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Democrats claimed a triumph on ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:06 pm

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As Jackson residents suffer during historic water crisis, state leaders keep their distance

Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann is one of the most powerful residents of Jackson, where about 40,000 of his neighbors — mostly Black — are in ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, March 5, 2021 9:00 am

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Why Mississippi teachers work 2nd jobs to get by

Chanda Ferguson fills a call-in order at the Seafood Junction in Algoma. Working at the restaurant is Ferguson’s second job. She is also a teacher ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:00 pm

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House advances bill that would politicize MS Archives and History board

A bill that has angered many state historians would have the governor and lieutenant governor appoint members to the board that oversees the Mississippi Department ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:00 am

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House kills medical marijuana alternative without a vote

A medical marijuana proposal that recently kept the state Senate tied in political knots into the wee hours of the morning died without a vote or discussion ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:00 am

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Governor lifts mask mandates as of Wednesday

Gov. Tate Reeves announced on Tuesday that he’s lifting all state-imposed mask mandates across Mississippi and removing COVID-19 related restrictions on business operations. “The governor’s ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:50 pm

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Where Mississippians can get the COVID-19 vaccine

An interactive map is now available showing where COVID-19 vaccines are being offered in Mississippi. The map, which is updated weekly, includes Mississippi State Department ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 3:00 pm

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Education groups rip Speaker Gunn’s massive tax proposal

Mississippi’s leading education advocates are unanimously critical of a massive House plan that would fundamentally change the state’s tax structure, expressing concern that it cuts ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:20 am

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