by Taylor Vance, Mississippi Today November 29, 2023 Republican House members chose Jason White as the chamber's next speaker, elevating a new person to one of the most powerful political roles in Mississippi for the next four years.The 79-member GOP caucus met Wednesday morning at... Read More.
Leaders are challenging Mississippi legislators to make the most of their four-year term. All 122 members of the House and all 52 senators were sworn in Tuesday. Republicans maintain control in both chambers.Tuesday's opening day was taken up with formalities. The House elected Republican... Read More.
"Mississippians for Compassionate Care" is the organization behind a campaign and petition, hoping to get legalized medical marijuana on the 2020 ballot. Nearly 60,000 people have signed the petition, but not everyone is in support of it."I think it would make things... Read More.