Updated: 11/13/2013 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is proposing a state budget that would put more money into education and public safety.
Updated: 11/13/2013 - Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says fewer than 150 Mississippi residents have signed up for coverage through a federally run health insurance website.
Posted: 11/07/2013 - Ex-offenders are struggling to find their place in society, post-prison. New Way Mississippi partners directly with the Department of Corrections to try to help them on their way.
Updated: 11/07/2013 - The former director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, his son and others have been indicted on federal charges, including conspiring to use the agency's money to buy property in which some of them had a financial interest.
Updated: 11/30/2013 - The Fitch credit rating agency has downgraded Mississippi's bond rating outlook from stable to negative.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - Top lawmakers are increasing the estimate of how much money Mississippi has available to spend on state government programs this budget year and next.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - The Meridian City Council voted Tuesday to rescind an ordinance it passed at its last meeting.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - The Meridian City Council has reinstated citizens' comments at meetings, with certain rules.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - The Meridian City Council is considering an idea to sell parking decals that would allow drivers to park anywhere downtown.
Updated: 12/01/2013 - Poll: Older Americans nix Social Security changes.
Updated: 11/30/2013 - In Alabama, 90,000 have to find new health insurance.
Posted: 10/30/2013 - Mississippi leaders are pledging bipartisan cooperation to make the state's criminal justice system more effective and less expensive.
Posted: 10/30/2013 - The state of Alabama has agreed to settle the remaining challenges over its crackdown against illegal immigration.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has dropped the $6 photo fee it tacked onto the price of concealed-carry gun permit.
Posted: 10/28/2013 - Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is examining absentee ballots from Hattiesburg's recent special election.