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Topping Mississippi news this week:
• Legislators may want a new school funding formula, but until it is approved, they needed to renew the current MAEP funding.
• The raging controversy over establishing domestic violence as grounds for divorce in Mississippi appears to be resolved in the Legislature.
• Good news on the jobs front: At 5.5 percent, the state’s unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in 13 years, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.