Updated: 02/12/2013 - About three weeks into the 113th Congress, session, an Alabama senator spoke to constituents about what's happening in Washington.
Updated: 02/11/2013 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby is reacting to news that the U.S. Postal Service will no longer deliver mail on Saturday's.
Posted: 02/10/2013 - Bill would give school systems more flexibility.
Updated: 02/09/2013 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby spoke with Newscenter 11 about a number of issues that Alabama residents are concerned about right now.
Posted: 02/09/2013 - Debate on funding for private schools shapes up.
Posted: 02/09/2013 - GOP legislators seek restart on Alabama IT work.
Posted: 02/08/2013 - After blocking Mississippi's proposal for a state-run health insurance exchange, federal officials are encouraging the state to seek approval for a partnership.
Updated: 02/08/2013 - The Mississippi House voted to allow Mississippi Power to sell up to $1 billion in bonds to help pay for the Kemper County lignite plant.
Updated: 02/07/2013 - Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says federal officials have rejected the state's proposed insurance exchange.
Updated: 02/07/2013 - Who will be Meridian's next chief of police? That question will ultimately be answered by who wins the mayor's race this year.
Updated: 02/07/2013 - A bill has passed the Mississippi House of Representatives to raise the maximum speed limit from 70 to 75.
Posted: 02/06/2013 - Mississippi lawmakers are holding onto a chance to debate Medicaid expansion in the next few weeks.
Updated: 02/07/2013 - Businesswoman, Kim Houston, has announced her run for the Ward 3 seat on the Meridian City Council.
Updated: 02/06/2013 - The Senate Education Committee has approved a measure meant to make it legal for students to pray before public school groups.
Posted: 02/06/2013 - The Mississippi Department of Human Services could hire private companies to handle child support collections, under a bill that has passed the state Senate.
Updated: 02/05/2013 - Percy Bland will once again seek the role of mayor in the Queen City.
Updated: 02/05/2013 - 2013 session of Alabama Legislature begins.
Posted: 02/05/2013 - Lawmakers call for all school boards to be elected.
Updated: 02/04/2013 - Meridian Police Chief James Reed announced his resignation Monday, and an acting chief has been named.
Updated: 02/04/2013 - A Mississippi senator says plans are being made to make early childhood education a reality in schools.
Posted: 02/03/2013 - Alabama faces budget woes despite borrowing $437M.
Updated: 02/02/2013 - State Sen. Terry Burton says measures passed this week related to funding the lignite coal plant make sense.
Posted: 02/01/2013 - Mississippi's mayors are calling for legislation that allows cities to put funding for economic development projects to a public vote.