Posted: 02/05/2014 - A group that tracks gambling-related legislation worldwide says least 10 U.S. states, including Mississippi, are considering bills to legalize or expand Internet gambling this year.
Posted: 02/05/2014 - Mississippi officials will consider taking control of the Scott County school system Thursday.
Posted: 02/04/2014 - Lawmakers raced against the clock to sift through a mountain of bills Tuesday, the deadline for measure originating in the Mississippi House and Senate.
Posted: 02/04/2014 - Mississippi lawmakers are considering banning abortion after 20 weeks' gestation, halfway through a full-term pregnancy of 40 weeks.
Posted: 02/04/2014 - Three pairs of school districts would be merged under bills passed Tuesday by the Senate Education Committee, but a bill to consolidate Kemper and Noxubee counties was not presented due to lack of time.
Posted: 02/04/2014 - Alabama legislators are returning to Montgomery after last week's meeting schedule got interrupted by the winter storm.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - Mississippi's House Speaker outlined a plan for teacher pay raises that would involve about $180 million over four years.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - New tech-tools could make it easier for you to find your next job in Mississippi.
Updated: 02/05/2014 - Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann reminds voters that they don't need a Voter ID Card, if they already have an acceptable form of photo identification.
Posted: 02/02/2014 - Companies back fast Internet-in-schools initiative.
Posted: 02/01/2014 - Senate sends teacher paycheck measure to governor.
Posted: 02/01/2014 - Lawmakers plan district to take failing schools.
Updated: 01/31/2014 - The Mississippi Senate has voted to add 'In God We Trust' to the state seal.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - Noxubee County has been placed under a burn ban because of recent dry weather in the area.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - The Alabama Legislature is trying to increase the penalties for alcohol-related boating deaths to the same as deaths caused by drunken car drivers.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - Mississippi House members have revived a measure to elect all local school board members. But they're willing to let voters decide on electing or appointing superintendents.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - Mississippi Superintendent of Education Carey Wright is one step closer to being confirmed to her post.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a bill designed to make the criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - House Education Committee members are lukewarm about a proposal to shorten Mississippi's public school year from 180 to 175 days.
Posted: 01/28/2014 - Mississippi's unemployment rate fell to 8 percent in December, as people continued to drop out of the labor force.