Mississippi Senate pushes for fully funding public schools

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Senate leaders are pushing to rewrite the state’s education budget formula.The Mississippi Adequate Education Program has only fully funded public schools twice since it was put into law in 1997.Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann and Senate Education Committee Chairman... Read More.


Mississippi Senate leaders unveil health care proposals

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi senators are proposing an $80 million grant program for financially struggling hospitals and other programs to help the state attract and retain nurses and physicians.Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann unveiled the plans Wednesday.One proposal would forgive up to $18,000 in... Read More.


Senate Approves Tax Cut Plan

Some senators argued it was too much while some said it didn't go far enough.  But the vote Wednesday was 40 to 11 to pass a plan to cut taxes in Mississippi.  The bill would phase out the four per cent income tax bracket... Read More.