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Bryant Signs K-12 Education Budget Bill

Posted: 03/26/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a $2.5 billion budget for public schools, setting one of the biggest pieces of the state spending plan for the coming year.

Budget Writers Increase Spending Estimates

Posted: 03/25/2015 - Mississippi lawmakers will have slightly more money to disperse among government programs as they put the final touches on a state budget in the next few days.

Law Enforcement Warning about Texting

Posted: 03/25/2015 - Mississippians have about three months to practice ignoring texts, tweets, emails and other social networking messages while they're driving.

Legislators' Education Alternative Challenged in Court

Posted: 03/25/2015 - An Oxford school patron is asking a Hinds County judge to remove from the November ballot an alternative proposed by the Mississippi Legislature to a citizen-sponsored education funding initiative.

Senator Proposes Separate Boards for Each College

Posted: 03/24/2015 - A state senator says the College Board's dismissal of University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones shows Mississippi needs a new structure to govern its eight public universities.

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