Posted: 02/24/2014 - Mississippi public school students will see new math and English courses aligned to the Common Core state standards beginning next year.
Posted: 02/23/2014 - Abuse in Alabama prisons could impact federal funding.
Posted: 02/23/2014 - Alabama bill would let seniors opt out of jury duty.
Posted: 02/23/2014 - Bills seek 10 Commandments, prayers in schools.
Posted: 02/22/2014 - Alabama governor spending weekend in Washington.
Posted: 02/22/2014 - Education board eases accreditation policy.
Posted: 02/22/2014 - 3 of Bentley's opponents seek Alabama lottery.
Updated: 02/21/2014 - Meridian Mayor Percy Bland was supposed to be the guest on this week's edition of On the Record, but he backed out just moments before the show was to be recorded Friday.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - The Mississippi House has rejected about 40 proposals to give pay raises to state employees.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - An early budget proposal won't cover all the money that the Mississippi Department of Education requested for elementary and secondary schools.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - The Mississippi House has voted against expanding Medicaid.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at allowing the Ten Commandments to be displayed in public schools and state buildings.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he wants lawmakers to set aside money to train a new group of state troopers.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - Mississippi House Democrats say they'll keep trying to give all state employees at least a $1,000 pay raise in the coming year.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - Lawsuit settlements are pumping nearly $64 million into the Mississippi budget.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - The Mississippi NAACP held its annual Legislative Advocacy Day at the Capitol.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - An Alabama Senate committee is scheduled to consider a bill that would phase out the state sales tax on groceries and increase the sales tax on other purchases.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Mississippians could get a sales tax holiday to buy guns, bullets, all-terrain vehicles and boats under a proposal moving forward in the House of Representatives.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Mississippi lawmakers are working on early versions of budget bills. Final negotiations are weeks away.