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Attorney Claims Mississippi Law Could Violate Federal Law

Posted: 04/26/2016 - A gay-rights attorney says a new Mississippi law might violate a federal judge's order that blocks the state from treating same-sex couples differently from straight couples who want to marry.

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Alabama Session Nearing End

Updated: 04/26/2016 - The creation of an impeachment committee, prison construction and payday lending reform are among the issues to be decided in the waning days of the 2016 Alabama legislative session.

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House Votes to Expand Rural Web Access

Posted: 04/25/2016 - The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that would give regulatory relief to small broadband providers to expand rural access.

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Methodist Ministers Oppose New Law

Posted: 04/25/2016 - Several Methodist leaders are objecting to Mississippi's new religious-objections law, saying it violates their religious principles.

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Historic Renovation Tax Credits Could Expire

Posted: 04/25/2016 - A state tax break that some say sparked a renaissance in downtown Birmingham and elsewhere will end unless Alabama senators agree to extend the program.

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Committee Approves Prison Construction, Title Fee Bills

Posted: 04/21/2016 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's proposed $800 million prison construction project cleared a major hurdle Thursday, after a committee approved the bill along with a proposed $13 increase in auto title fees as a funding source.

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Bryant Makes Another Round of Budget Cuts

Posted: 04/20/2016 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he's making budget cuts of $25 million and will take $10 million out of the state's rainy day fund.

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Bentley Sued in Fallout from Scandal

Posted: 04/20/2016 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's former law enforcement secretary is now suing his former boss, claiming he was wrongly fired.

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Clayton Kelly Released on Parole

Posted: 04/20/2016 - A Mississippi blogger is out of prison after serving several months for sneaking into a nursing home to shoot unauthorized video of the ailing wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran during the 2014 campaign.

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Mississippi House Turns Back Campaign Cash Rules

Posted: 04/19/2016 - Update: The Mississippi House may have killed a bill that would have restricted personal use of campaign money on a voice vote, with no record of how individual members voted.

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Bentley Releases Income Tax Returns

Posted: 04/19/2016 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley again released his income tax records, keeping a campaign promise to make the information public.

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