Chants of “I can’t breathe!” and “Black lives matter!” and “No justice, no peace!” echoed down Capitol Street outside the Governor’s Mansion as organizers rallied the crowd.
As people across the nation take to the streets to protest police brutality, young Mississippians are organizing and demanding change.
Mississippi lawmakers condemn George Floyd’s killing and say they are open to discussing criminal justice reform.
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Read the latest blog entry from Marshall Ramsey as he shares his cartoons and insights plus valuable resources to help you navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape in Mississippi.
Amid a global pandemic that officially reached Mississippi this week, Gov. Reeves declared a state of emergency on Saturday afternoon.
Doctors can submit more patient samples for testing. More lab test kits available but supply still limited. ‘We (public) are where we need to be with concern. Some people are too concerned, some people aren’t concerned enough … Most people are not going to get COVID-19. But more people are going to get sick,’ state’s top health officer said
Gov. Reeves said some prisoners will be reclassified while higher security risk prisoners are being transferred to a privately owned prison in nearby Tallahatchie County
Lieutenant governor, who presides over the Senate, said he will honor commitments for past tax credits but wants to ensure money is available to deal with state needs
Sentenced to life in prison, Tasha Shelby says she’s innocent and was wrongfully convicted due to faulty science in abuse diagnosis. Mississippi Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments from woman’s lawyers and from the AG’s office Wednesday
Rep. Robert Johnson gave the Democrats’ response. As with the governor, our reporters fact checked the Democrats’ facts and figures and contextualized several of their claims
During the 35-minute speech, Reeves covered much of the same ground as his 2019 campaign for governor and priorities from his previous two terms as lieutenant governor
House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, announces committee assignments
A large number of the residents here either work at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman Farm or have retired from the prison
Governor pledges to increase the number of national board certified teachers, pay raise for every teacher and to rebuild workforce training