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Senate passes ‘revenge porn’ bill

Mississippi could make revenge porn a crime. The State Senate passed a bill to set penalties for anyone who shares or publishes "intimate visual...
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Mississippi Legislation Deadline

Tuesday was the final day for committees to act on general bills originating in their own chamber. As Mississippi lawmakers have reached their first three-month...
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Mississippi House passes school safety bill

The Mississippi House passed a new school safety bill that can better prepare schools for active shooter situations. This bill would require safety inspections and...
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Mississippi Legislature deadline

Mississippi lawmakers have reached their first three-month session deadline. Tuesday was the final day for committees to act on general bills originated in their own...

BILL BANNING ABORTIONS WHEN FETAL HEARTBEAT DETECTED ADVANCES

A bill prohibiting abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detected passed the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee today, Lt. Gov. Tate...
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Teacher pay raise bill passes

Mississippi legislators are making their opening bid on an increase in teacher pay. The House Education Committee passed House Bill 1349 which proposes $500 increases...
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New law lets electric co-ops offer internet

Twenty five electric cooperatives now have legal authority to offer high-speed internet service. Governor Phil Bryant signed House Bill 366 and it became law immediately....
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Britton running for secretary of state

Earlier today, another big announcement was made on the steps of the Harrison County Courthouse. Sam Britton announced that he is officially running for secretary...
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Mississippi House passes human trafficking bill

In a bipartisan move, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed House Bill 571 which strengthens the state’s human trafficking laws. The bill passed by...
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Hyde-Smith votes permanent ban on abortion funding

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith voted to proceed to legislation that would establish a permanent and government-wide ban on the use of federal funding for...

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