legislation

Legislators call Session “Difficult

Difficult and frustrating, in two words that’s how Coast lawmakers summed up the 2016 legislative session to a group of Coast business leaders at this morning’s post-legislative briefing at the Golden Nugget. Difficult because entering the session, they expected demanding…

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…

Job Creation Bill

Legislation to bolster Mississippi’s workforce is on the way to Governor Phil Bryant’s desk. The House passed a Senate bill today. The bill creates the Mississippi Works Fund to provide highly focused workforce training for new and existing businesses. This…