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House rejects objection to Biden’s Arizona win

The House has voted overwhelmingly to reject an objection to President-elect Joe Biden’s win in Arizona, joining the Senate in upholding the results of the election there. The objection failed 303-121 on Wednesday night, with only Republicans voting in support.

House passes $900 billion COVID relief, catchall measure

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has easily passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package. It would deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19…

House passes bill to decriminalize marijuana

The democratically controlled U.S. House approved a bill Friday that would end the federal ban on marijuana. The bill passed largely by party lines. It's the first time a Chamber of Congress has voted on the issue. The bill would…

Mississippi lawmakers returning to work on state budget

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators are returning to the Capitol to deal with the unfinished state budget as leaders are clashing with Republican Gov. Tate Reeves. The House and Senate will convene Monday.…

State Legislature to reconvene Tuesday; economy is on agenda

Mississippi senators will receive a full briefing on the economic outlook of Mississippi and revenue projections when the 2020 Legislative Session reconvenes next week, according to a press release from Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann. State Economist Dr. Darrin Webb and…

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 session deadline, here’s some of the bills set to advance to the full House or…

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 active shooter drills in all public schools in the state two times a year. It…

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 chamber. Surviving bills will move to the full House or Senate for debate. Here’s a…

Assault On A Police Officer

A woman is behind bars after assaulting a police officer in Gulfport. The incident happened Monday afternoon at the Walmart Supercenter on Highway 49. 19 year old "Lamyrica Holder" was found shoplifting. When approached by a loss prevention officer who…

BP Bill Moves to House

The Mississippi House will get to debate a bill setting aside $750 million in oil spill economic damage payments for projects on the Gulf Coast. The Senate passed Senate Bill 2634 last week, but put it on hold. That hold…

Five Residents Escape Massive Fire in Gulfport

After their two-story home went up in flames a Gulfport family of five is safe. Harrison County fire crews and the Gulfport Fire Department put out a massive house fire on North White Swan Drive in Gulfport Sunday afternoon. All…

Crusaders Needs Help Tearing Down House

The mission of Crusaders for Veterans is helping veterans in need, and tomorrow they need your help doing just that. A disabled Vietnam veteran nurse who became paralyzed after falling out of a helicopter needs her house torn down. The…

Early Morning House Fire In Biloxi

News 25’s Laurene Callander interviews Nathan Steil about the fire that happened earlier today on Riverland Drive Road in Biloxi.         [mappress mapid="2920"]

Fire Engulfs House for Sale in Gulfport

Tornado warnings and thunderstorms spread throughout South Mississippi today. Residents along the 11-thousand block of river bend drive in Gulfport looked on as fire raged just a few hours ago engulfing one home in their neighborhood and then spreading to…

Help Military Family After Fire

A Mississippi National Guard unit in Biloxi is working to help one of their own after a devastating fire. Three kids and five adults lost their home in Mississippi May 7th after they say a charging cube short circuited. Private…

Mississippi Senate Wraps Up, House Back for One Day

The Mississippi Senate has ended its part of 2016 Legislative session, but the House still had a bit of work. Senators adjourned and went home Wednesday. House leaders planned to do the same but Democratic Rep. Bryant Clark of Pickens…