The Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman said Mississippi’s governor is “clearly despicable” for not acknowledging work by the state’s only black congressman to get the home of a slain civil rights leader named a national monument.
Mississippi’s white Republican governor and the state’s only black Democratic congressman are feuding over who should get credit for the home of a slain civil rights leader becoming a national monument.
A Michigan man has been arrested on charges that he made death threats to Mississippi’s governor.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant used his final State of the State speech Tuesday to look back on his two terms and to offer proposals for his final year in office.
Earlier this month, the Lowndes County Board of supervisors authorized county engineer Bob Calvert to submit three road/bridge projects to the state for funding under the state’s new emergency roads/bridges fund.
A conservative Republican governor and former sheriff’s deputy who once sought longer prison sentences for criminals says he’s changed his mind and now wants to make Mississippi’s justice system less punitive.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the governor’s power to make midyear state budget cuts.
A $40 million investment is bringing 300 jobs to West Point for a new Peco Foods chicken processing facility.
The company, Golden Triangle Development LINK and Gov. Phil Bryant’s office announced the new project with an on-site event on Monday.
On Feb. 28, Realtors in the state were in a mood to celebrate.
Mississippi’s Republican governor said Thursday that his decision about appointing a new U.S. senator won’t be influenced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or other GOP leaders in Washington, but he believes his appointee will receive campaign help from the president and vice president.