A bill that originated in the Mississippi Senate would give local government entities the option of running their legal notices on a government sponsored web-site and would no longer require that they be published in local community newspapers. A companion bill is going though the House with the same goal.
We are getting close to the half way mark of the 2020 session of the Mississippi Legislature. The filing of general bills deadline has passed and committee meetings are in full force. It is a much busier time for me as I now chair the Business and Financial Institution Committee and I have spent much time going over bills assigned to my comm
Legislators had a full schedule during the seventh week of the 2020 Legislative Session. The deadline for introducing bills was Monday night, so the calendar quickly became full with bills and resolutions to discuss. Although most work is still happening in committees, several pieces of legislation reached the House floor.
I am fortunate that I have the opportunity to go out and hunt with my buddy, Wayne Hill at his Bouie Creek Quail Preserve.
Attorney General William Barr is taking deserved criticism for undercutting his prosecutors to try to get a better sentencing deal for Donald Trump crony Roger Stone.
Barr’s misplaced loyalties — putting his boss’ desires ahead of impartial justice — are only part of the story, and arguably not even the most important.
This was the sixth week of the 2020 Legislative Session. House members had a busy week full of committee meetings and hearings. The deadline for the introduction of general bills and constitutional amendments is Monday, February 17, so members will remain busy over the next few weeks deciding which drafted bills will make it onto the House fl
It should concern everyone that there is push on to designate Simpson County as a Second Amendment Safe Haven. The movement seems to have many supporters.
For a second time, aresolution has come before the county Board of Supervisors for their consideration for adoption.
This was the fifth week of the 2020 Legislative Session. Floor action has been light because the deadline to file general bills is still over a week away. Bills must be filed and then passed out of committee before they are considered by the entire House.
The warning by retired American generals of the widespread unfitness of today’s youth to serve in the armed forces is shocking. It’s particularly troubling for Mississippi.
In the wake of a flurry of prison suicides, murders and deaths, the national press has focused on the horrible state of Mississippi prisons. Governor Tate Reeves visited Parchman and promised to take action.