Nursing homes across the state will soon be able to tap into extra funds geared toward providing relief. $100 million will directly come from the American Rescue Plan that state lawmakers and the Governor recently approved.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Conservation Officers were deployed to communities throughout the state in response to the deadly tornadoes that swept through several counties.
Mississippi is one of the poorest states in the U.S., and the majority-Black Delta has long been one of the poorest parts of Mississippi — a place where many people work paycheck to paycheck in jobs tied to agriculture.
MEMA stated early Saturday morning that 23 people were killed and dozens are injured by the storm that devastated over four Mississippi counties, including Sharkey, Humphreys, Carroll, and Monroe County.
How the state will spend your tax dollars is at stake as lawmakers enter the final days of the 2023 session. And the clock is winding down on finding compromise for the controversial bills that many of you have been speaking up about.
We want to give you the latest update in the ongoing talks about House Bill 1020. You’ve heard about the changes made by lawmakers in response to the public outcries. But they’re still trying to figure out the final version. And the make-up of that conference committee is raising some eyebrows.