Here’s the challenge for the five candidates running in Tuesday’s primaries for two seats on Mississippi’s Transportation Commission: Officials say Mississippi needs $400 million more each year to maintain current roads and bridges.
The contest for Mississippi’s Northern District transportation commissioner narrowed to three Wednesday after Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson formally dropped out of the race.
A businessman says a former Mississippi prison official solicited the first in a series of bribes that eventually mounted to $1.5 million.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections should eliminate as many of its no-bid contracts as possible and start a competitive process to see if it can get better deals.
Brandon businessman Cecil McCrory has joined former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps in asking a judge to delay their Jan. 5 trial date.
Private prison contractor Management & Training Corp. says it has fired a consultant who prosecutors say bribed the former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner.
Former Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps was a success story in Mississippi government until federal officials unveiled a lengthy indictment.
Federal prosecutors allege that former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps accepted more than $1 million in bribes over more than six years.
Mississippi’s corrections commissioner suddenly resigned Wednesday in the face of an apparent federal investigation.