Updated: 04/02/2013 - Charter schools have cleared their most difficult remaining legislative hurdle in Mississippi.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant withdrew his nomination of pro-life activist Terri Herring to the state Board of Health.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - The Mississippi House Monday failed for the second time to adopt the Medicaid budget.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - Mississippi lawmakers filed agreements Monday on several measures where they have worked out differences between competing House and Senate versions.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - A new survey of Alabama teachers finds that a majority of them support having armed security officers in their schools.
Posted: 03/31/2013 - The Alabama Legislature begins the second half of its 2013 session Tuesday.
Posted: 03/31/2013 - Mississippi lawmakers were working Sunday to send bills for the $5.5 billion budget to Gov. Phil Bryant.
Posted: 03/29/2013 - With the primaries only a little more than a month away, candidates for office are trying to reach voters.
Posted: 03/28/2013 - Coalitions are urging lawmakers not to pass a bill to put more armed officers in and around schools.
Updated: 03/29/2013 - Mississippi flags to be lowered honoring Rep. Upshaw.
Posted: 03/28/2013 - BancorpSouth is setting aside a $500 million loan fund aimed at Mississippi businesses, saying it will work with state officials to find qualified borrowers.
Posted: 03/27/2013 - More than 200 health advocates, doctors and others rallied at the Mississippi Capitol Wednesday, asking legislators to expand Medicaid to the working poor.
Posted: 03/27/2013 - Some Mississippi House members shifted their positions on a bill that would provide for charter school expansion in the state, allowing it to move forward Wednesday.
Updated: 03/27/2013 - Mississippi lawmakers say they're getting closer to agreeing on details of a budget for fiscal year 2014.
Updated: 03/26/2013 - Mississippi House members don't want to proceed with a bill including a charter schools expansion favored by the Senate.
Updated: 03/25/2013 - Mississippi Rep. Bennett Malone was in surgery Monday for a pelvic aneurysm.