JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Senate leaders are pushing to rewrite the state’s education budget formula.The Mississippi Adequate Education Program has only fully funded public schools twice since it was put into law in 1997.Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann and Senate Education Committee Chairman... Read More.
Through funding from the Great American Outdoors Act’s (GAOA) Legacy Restoration Fund and Federal Highway Administration’s National Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program, the National Park Service (NPS) will receive approximately $130.6 million to rehabilitate 83 miles... Read More.
The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) has received legislative funding for the Main Street Community Revitalization Grant program that will directly benefit the 48 Designated Main Street Communities in Mississippi.The Main Street Community Revitalization Grant program will provide $5 million in funds for eligible... Read More.
A program aimed at finding permanent homes for children in foster care is being expanded in Mississippi. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is giving the Department of Child Protection Services $1.7 million to pay for ten professionals whose fulltime job is arranging adoptions. ... Read More.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) and Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben are pleased to announce a $5 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). MBCI will use the funds to assist with the construction of rental units... Read More.
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of up to $20 million in funding as part of a new pilot grant program that addresses the health and economic impacts of widespread substance and opioid misuse, addiction and overdose by providing retraining and... Read More.
Justice Department Awards Over $273.4 Million to Improve Public Safety, Serve Crime Victims in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities The Department of Justice announced Friday that it has awarded over $273.4 million in grants to improve public safety, serve victims of crime, combat... Read More.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Congressmen Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., Monday announced a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the Mississippi Public School Consortium for Educational Access.The Consortium, comprised of 12... Read More.