Mississippi Government News
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3 hrs ago | Newms360.com
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley challenged Mississippi's largest natural gas companies to make efforts in expanding natural gas accessibility to rural areas.
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7 hrs ago | Business Journal
Delta Furniture Co. is investing $520,000 to expand its Pontotoc, Miss. facility, a move that will create 50 jobs.
12 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael participate in a voter registration march after James Meredith was shot in Mississippi in 1966.
Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
After Col./Gen. Christopher Mott's death during the Civil War, his widow was given the Mexican War flag of the 1st Mississippi Riflemen.
Lawmakers in conservative Mississippi find themselves in a tug-of-war over a religious-practices bill that some say is uncomfortably similar to one recently vetoed by Arizona's Republican governor.
As chief executive officer of Enterprise Florida and the state's commerce secretary, Gray Swoope leads efforts to draw businesses to Florida.
Mobile-based BCB Holding Co. Inc., the parent of Bay Bank, will be acquired by a Hattiesburg, Miss., bank for approximately $6.6 million in cash and stock.
On the heels of a rousing morning address to the Conservative Political Action Conference that brought a sleepy audience to its feet many times over, Texas Gov. Rick Perry had a bounce in his step.
Buy at photos.djournal.com Gastroentereologists like Dr. Steve Amann of Tupelo are encouraging people to get screened for colorectal cancer.
The Mississippi House of Representatives could vote as early as Friday on a measure that would allow businesses to refuse service to customers based on religious beliefs, which opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays and lesbians.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control and other construction and maintenance projects, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran .
Gov. Phil Bryant and others are extolling Mississippi as a national leader in using carbon dioxide to extract more oil from old oil fields.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can breathe a little easier now that a federal audit released on March 6, 2014, concluded that his administration did not violate any laws or rules when Christie awarded the no bid contract to AshBritt Inc. who employs former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour' s lobbying firm in Washington.
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