Free community college for all Mississippians would be an ambitious and easy-to-explain goal.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is recommending that the state spend $7 million in the coming year to provide free community college for an unspecified number of students.
Mississippi is seeking federal permission to require job training for some able-bodied adults who receive Medicaid, and the Trump administration has signaled that is open to approving such plans.
Attorneys for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant are defending a state law that lets government workers and private business people cite religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.
A nonpartisan group that evaluates state government budget practices is giving mostly mid-level marks to Mississippi.
Lawyers for the state of Mississippi argued Wednesday that disclosing information could destroy the state's ability to get the drugs needed for executions, urging a federal judge to block death row inmates suing the state from obtaining any more information.
Regulators have again denied a request by Mississippi Power Co. to narrow proceedings over how much customers should pay for a power plant.
Sheriffs in two Mississippi counties say they have found dogfighting operations that included animals that were mutilated, malnourished and chained to trees.
The only person to stand trial in the deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers has filed a notice of appeal with the state Supreme Court.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a civil lawsuit that sought $35 million in damages from a Mississippi city and a white police officer in the disputed 2016 shooting death of a black man, leaving his relatives "dumbfounded."
A Mississippi community has dedicated its own smaller-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that's in the nation's capital.
Let's make this simple -- Mississippi's economy is weak and shows few signs of growing stronger.
Mississippi officials are anticipating a record number of opioid deaths statewide in 2017.
A white man has less than six months left in federal custody for his part in the fatal rundown of a black man in Mississippi in 2011.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday again affirmed the death sentence for a man convicted of killing four people at a furniture store where he previously worked, with a majority of justices saying they found no racial prejudice in the way jurors were chosen.
Mississippi will start requiring some large online and mail-order retailers to collect taxes on sales made from outside the state beginning Dec. 1, even though the move could be unenforceable and trigger an immediate court challenge.
A Mississippi police chief is disputing parts of the account of an African-American man who says officers swarmed his family's vehicle and pointed guns at him, his wife and four children after a neighbor mistook them for burglars.
Mississippi tax collections were slightly worse during the first three months of the current budget year than they were the same time last year, an expert told lawmakers Wednesday.
Mississippi is on track to have a slightly smaller budget in the coming year under a revenue estimate adopted Wednesday, a change that reflects caution about the state's economy.
A second appeal has been filed by same-sex marriage supporters who want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Mississippi law letting government workers and business people cite religious objections to refuse services to LGBT people.
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