Posted: 01/14/2010 - State economist Phil Pepper has told Mississippi lawmakers what they already knew, the economy is sluggish.
Posted: 01/13/2010 - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Johnny Stringer says he wants to keep Mississippi's Public Employee Retirement System sound.
Updated: 01/11/2010 - A proposed ordinance to regulate smoking in public places in Meridian is apparently still alive, even though the issue has been dormant for years.
Posted: 01/11/2010 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will give his annual State of the State address Thursday.
Posted: 01/11/2010 - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Artur Davis says the state's highest office needs greater power for a line-item veto so the governor can be a watchdog over state spending.
Updated: 01/11/2010 - Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker was part of a congressional delegation that met with U.S. military officials and leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Posted: 01/08/2010 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will give his annual State of the State address next week.
Posted: 01/06/2010 - Mississippi Treasurer Tate Reeves says the state's latest tobacco settlement collection was more than $8 million below expectations.
Updated: 01/05/2010 - Cuts are coming in Meridian's budget. Just how much is still unknown.
Posted: 01/05/2010 - Mississippi lawmakers are moving quickly to approve incentives for a German company that wants to build a high-tech pipe manufacturing plant in Tunica County.
Posted: 01/05/2010 - Senators from Alabama and Texas make a friendly wager on the BCS National Championship football game, to air Thursday on WTOK-TV.
Posted: 01/05/2010 - The 2010 Mississippi Legislature begins a 90-day session Tuesday, with a high-ranking legislator saying there will be no way to avoid reductions.
Updated: 01/04/2010 - There's a new president of the board for the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors.
Updated: 12/24/2009 - A state regulator says insurers are being discouraged from asking for higher rates targeted at a specific region of Mississippi.
Updated: 12/22/2009 - Meridian city officials have confirmed within the past few minutes that HRI is backing out of its agreement to renovate the Threefoot Building.
Updated: 12/22/2009 - An employee of University Medical Center in Jackson says she resigned after being admonished over a message she posted on Twitter.
Updated: 12/22/2009 - Senior House aides say freshman Democratic lawmaker Parker Griffith of Alabama is switching to the Republican Party.
Updated: 12/18/2009 - Leaders in Neshoba County says they are hopeful of securing HUD funding to help build a new Neshoba County hospital.
Updated: 12/17/2009 - A controversy about the position of fire chief in Newton has not extended to ethics questions.
Posted: 12/16/2009 - Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker says the Senate version of a health insurance bill includes federal funds for abortion, cuts for Medicare and payments to nursing homes, as well as state mandates that will raise taxes in Mississippi and elsewhere.
Updated: 12/16/2009 - A Meridian City Council work session Wednesday revealed a rift between the council and Mayor Cheri Barry over the renovation of the Threefoot Building downtown.
Posted: 12/15/2009 - Top Mississippi lawmakers have adopted their first draft of a $4.5 billion budget for the year that begins July 1.