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Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Block Alabama Execution

Posted: 10/09/2014 - Attorneys for an Alabama death row inmate have filed a federal lawsuit arguing that the state's new lethal injection drug amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.

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Hosemann Says Fewer Than 900 Crossed Over in June

Posted: 10/09/2014 - Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says in a new report that fewer than 900 people might have voted in one party's primary and then improperly crossed over to vote in other party's runoff in June.

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Hood Asks Judge to Throw Out School Funding Lawsuit

Posted: 10/08/2014 - Attorney General Jim Hood says a lawsuit by 21 school districts, arguing Mississippi owes the districts $230 million in education aid and demands an end to future shortfalls, should be dismissed.

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Mississippi Medicaid, CHIP Enrollment Increasing

Posted: 10/03/2014 - Mississippi's Medicaid director says combined enrollment in the state's Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program increased by 8.5 percent from January to September.

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Two Bidders Seek Private Prison Contract

Posted: 10/02/2014 - Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections say two companies are bidding to manage East Mississippi Correctional Facility and three other privately operated prisons.

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