Gov. Tate Reeves

Guard units from Gulfport, Meridian to deploy to Florida

Gov. Tate Reeves on Wednesday approved a request for assistance from the state of Florida as Hurricane Ian is making its way north through that state. Approximately 20 soldiers and airmen of the Mississippi National Guard from Meridian and Gulfport…

Mississippi Senate OKs revisions to 4 US House districts

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Mississippi Senate on Wednesday passed a plan to redraw the state’s four congressional districts, sending it to Gov. Tate Reeves for his expected approval. The NAACP or other opponents could…

Mississippi launches dedicated anti-human trafficking website

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Human Trafficking/Special Victims Unit, a division of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, recently launched a newly designed website dedicated to combating human trafficking. The goal of the new website, funded by the Mississippi Legislature,…

Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport, the Mississippi Development Authority said in a press release today. The project is a $4.65…

Atheists, humanists sue over Mississippi’s license plates

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four words on Mississippi’s license plates have sparked a federal lawsuit. American Atheists, the Mississippi Humanist Association and three nonreligious state residents filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state over its “In God We Trust” license…

Mississippi to increase lowest welfare payments in the US

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is increasing the lowest monthly welfare payments in the  nation. Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill into law Wednesday that means people who receive the payments could start seeing the increase in June or…

Governor signs 'Hudson's Law' on Down syndrome into law

A bill named after a Coast boy with Down syndrome has become law after Gov. Tate Reeves signed it today. Hudson's Law, also known as the Down Syndrome Information Act, will require doctors to provide the most accurate and up-to-date…