Leake County Sheriff's Office Investigator, Jerry Horn was honored today, October 27, 2023 with a purple heart presented by Governor Tate Reeves. Investigator Horn was injured in the line of duty on April 26, 2023 during an incident in which an escaped inmate... Read More.
On April 24, Gov. Tate Reeves signed Senate Bill 2359 that creates the Mississippi Main Street Revitalization Grant program. This program will provide funds for downtown revitalization projects in Mississippi's designated Main Street communities.
Democrat Brandon Presley says he is running for Mississippi governor this year because he believes state government and the current Republican governor are disconnected from the needs of working people.Presley is his fourth term as a Mississippi utilities regulator, and he is a distant... Read More.
No more TikTok on state-issued cellphones. Or laptops. Governor Reeves has told agency and department heads he’s banning the video-sharing mobile app on those devices and ordering access to TikTok blocked on the state’s network because of its ties to the Chinese government. Reeves... Read More.
Photo credit: Rogelio V. Solis - The Associated Press Haley Barbour is in a Jackson hospital recovering from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in Yazoo County. The Highway Patrol says the former governor was on a county road near his home Wednesday afternoon when... Read More.
Governor Reeves announced Friday that candidate qualifying is being reopened for Circuit Judge, District 5, Place 2 following the death of Judge George Mitchell in April. Mitchell was the only candidate who had qualified to run for that judgeship which covers Attala, Carroll, Choctaw,... Read More.
Mississippi residents will pay lower income taxes, beginning in 2023.Republican Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill that will reduce the state income tax over four years.It is the largest income tax cut in the state's history.Supporters say a significant tax cut could... Read More.
Governor Reeves has signed legislation allowing Kosciusko voters to decide whether to add a two per cent restaurant tax to pay for tourism promotion and parks and recreation. Reeves signed House Bill 1743 Friday. The board of aldermen will now set a date for... Read More.
The Mississippi Legislature has sent Governor Reeves the largest tax cut in state history. The bill would trim the state income tax to a single four per cent bracket over a four-year period. Mississippi currently has tax brackets of four and five per cent. ... Read More.
A teacher pay raise bill has been sent to the governor after getting final legislative approval in the House Tuesday.The bill provides a $2,000 raise for assistant teachers and higher salaries for certified teachers at all experience levels and classifications, including:minimum starting pay of... Read More.
Governor Reeves on Monday signed legislation to prohibit the teaching of Critical Race Theory in Mississippi's public schools, community colleges and universities. Senate Bill 2113 says students should not be taught that "any sex, race, ethnicity, religion or national origin is inherently superior or... Read More.
Live Birthday Shout Outs are coming to Mississippi Kids from Governor Tate Reeves.The initiative launches this week during the Governor’s Facebook Live news conferences.The Governor said on Facebook “It’s really hard for Mississippi kids to celebrate a birthday right now. Social distancing means no... Read More.