government

Mississippi Republican Party Holds 2020 State Convention

JACKSON—Delegates to the Mississippi Republican State Convention, held August 1, elected Party leadership for the next four years. County conventions and precinct caucuses were held July 11, 2020. “The reorganization of our Party through the Convention process is an important…

Information on the Payroll Protection Program

As the Coronavirus pandemic rages on, the federal government is lending small businesses a helping hand. The ‘Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security’ Act or CARES Act continues to offer support to those impacted by COVID-19. “The CARES Act created…

Senator Wicker visits Gulfport High School

Two-hundred and thirty-two years ago tomorrow, we celebrate the birth of our government. Ahead of Constitution Day, one Mississippi senator decided to educate some local high school students on the importance of government. Having the attention of a room full…

Shutdown Deadline Approaches

The deadline for congress to come up with a budget compromise is midnight tonight - Based on what's happened in Washington in the last 24 hours, there's a very real possibility of a government shutdown. The House of Representatives passed…

Senator Cochran Urges the Senate to Pass Bill

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran urged the senate to adopt legislation to keep the federal government open and fund urgent priorities around the nation. The resolution includes funding to continue counterterrorism operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria. It also appropriates $872…

Students Learn About Government & Law

How do city officials handle a multi-million dollar budget or how does law enforcement solve crimes? Those were questions third grad students were tackling at Three Rivers Elementary School this morning. Gulfport City Councilman Ricky Dombrowski and a police officer…

Ocean Springs City Manager Government Meeting

Residents in Ocean Springs continue to collect signatures in hopes of shifting the city’s government. Dozens gathered at the Mary C. Cultural Center this evening to hear more about why residents are interested in shifting the city from a mayor-council…

Moss Point Residents Petition for a City Manager

Twelve hundred signatures, that’s the goal for Moss Point residents eager to change the city’s form of government. News 25’s Kendra Turley gives us a closer look at the petition residents organized to shift the River City to a city…

Moss Point Residents Petition for a City Manager

Many Moss Point residents are demanding change after the way the city handled the recent investigation and termination of former Police Chief Art McClung. Eager for change in leadership, residents wasted no time putting together a petition to change the…

Moss Point Residents Petition for City Manager

Residents in Moss Point follow the City of Ocean Springs and start a petition to move toward a city manager form of government. The call for change comes after many residents were upset with the recent investigation and termination of…

Gulfport Ecumenical Fellowship Meeting

News 25's Toni Miles interviews The Rev. Stephen Kidd and The Rev. Claire Dobbs about the Gulfport Ecumenical Fellowship Meeting April 19th Noon, at First Missionary Baptist Church. To promote uniting the Faith Communities, Police and Government. First Missionary Baptist…

Meet the Representatives

Residents interested in discussing current events and legislation with elected state representatives had the opportunity to do so tonight in D’iberville. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside tonight’s interactive meeting at the recreation center. One of the goals of…