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49 new Mississippi Justice Court judges to take office in January

Forty-nine new Justice Court judges recently completed two weeks of intensive judicial training in Jackson. The judges will take office in January. It may be...
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U.S judge considers blocking abortion ban in Mississippi

A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The Jackson Women’s...
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Back-Seat Passengers: Buckle up!

Back-seat passengers will be required to buckle up in most vehicles, starting this summer. The new law goes into effect July 1. Mississippi already has a...
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Witness Protection Bill Signed Into Law

If someone threatened your life if you testified against them in court, would you do it? Prosecutors are hoping a new law signed by Governor...
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Religious Accommodations Act Appeal

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments about Mississippi’s controversial religious accommodations act that would allow merchants to cite religious beliefs to deny services...
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Bill Killing Deadline Coming up in Jackson

State lawmakers are back at the capital today for what is set to be a busy week. Committees are expected to be running at full...
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Making Insurance Mandatory For Car Tags House Bill 319

A bill that would require Mississippians to prove they have vehicle liability insurance before they could renew their auto tags has cleared committee and...
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2017 State Fiscal Budget

Three of the state's top leaders plan to follow the State's Rainy Day fund law. Governor Phil Bryant, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and speaker...
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“Blue Lives Matter” Bill Mississippi

As police ambushes have become more frequent across the country in the last year, state lawmakers want to ensure our men and women in...
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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...