2019 Legislative Session Marshall Ramsey: Legislative Recap By Marshall Ramsey | April 3, 2019 ShareTweet EmailPrint Share on LinkedIn More More on 2019 Legislative Session Subscribe to 2019 Legislative Session Click through this series of cartoons by Marshall Ramsey depicting the 2019 legislative session: The 2019 Mississippi Legislative Session has begun! permalinkMedicaid Expansion is becoming a hot (and contentious) topic lately. permalinkBrandon Presley pulls off a modern miracle by getting the broadband bill through the legislature. permalinkMany bills will die like Bud Knight did during the Super Bowl. permalinkMississippi’s Legislature and population have slightly different demographics. permalinkRetired teachers and state workers might soon be able to run without losing retirement. permalinkMany state workers haven’t received a raise in nearly a dozen years. It looks like this year won’t be any different. permalinkThe Landowner Protection Act passes the House after a version of it passes the Senate. permalinkDemocrat Steve Holland becomes an independent. permalinkSB 2675 is, according to Rep. Richard Bennett, dead. permalinkRepublicans look to retain their majorities this year. Odds are, they will be successful. The Capitol’s look will stay the same. permalinkSupervisors’ pay springs forward. State workers’ pay falls back. permalinkExpedited evictions process: Bill to eliminate 10-day grace period for delinquent tenants awaits governor’s signature. permalinkThe Legislature and Governor have taken care of the unborn. Now onto the born. permalinkIt’s election year. In Oprah’s voice, “a raise for you and a raise for you and a raise…” permalinkAs the state budget is being hammered out, all signs point to Sine Die. permalinkTeachers across Mississippi are grateful for the $1,500 raise. But Mississippi still lags behind other states when it comes to teacher pay. permalinkSenate leaders slip funding for private school scholarships into unrelated spending bill. permalinkAs the session ends, campaigning full force begins. permalink Read Mississippi Today’s complete 2019 Mississippi Legislative coverage.