politics

Getting ready for 2021 Mississippi Legislative session

There will be a few changes when Mississippi lawmakers return to the state capitol in Jackson for the 2021 legislative session. Face masks will be required when legislators return in January for the 2021 session. According to…

Georgia Secretary of State to certify election for Biden

By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia’s top elections official is expected to certify election results showing Joe Biden won the presidential election in the state. But Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger stumbled on this last step Friday,…

THE CW LAUNCHES “CW VOTE ACTUALLY”

Nonpartisan Effort Kicks Off Tuesday, September 15 to Encourage The CW’s Multi-Platform Audience to Get Prepared to Vote Nonprofit Partners Include Vote.org, Spread The Vote and Vote Smart Campaign PSAs to Feature Actors from The CW’s Primetime Series The CW Marks…

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…

Tate Reeves on the Coast

Lieutenant Governor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tate Reeves is blazing the campaign trail just a week before voters head to the polls to cast their ballot. While on the Gulf Coast today, Reeves spoke about several issues that hit close…

Pelosi announces official impeachment inquiry

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Pelosi made the announcement Tuesday from the speaker's office at the Capitol saying "no one is above the law." The move…

Crawdads and Candidates

No matter what the weather will be, you’ll be covered tomorrow for the first-ever ‘Crawdads and Candidates’ forum set to take place in Gulfport. You’ll get the chance to gather at the Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park from 2 p.m.…

Talking politics with Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson

Thoughts, ideas, and concerns of the residents of Ocean Springs were shared during a quarterly ‘Breakfast with the Mayor.’ News 25’s Andrew Scherer caught up with Mayor Shea Dobson to get his take on what he calls an ‘open door…

Attorney General candidate Andy Taggart media tour on the Coast

Andy Taggart announced his candidacy for Mississippi attorney general and kicked off his media tour on the Coast today. Taggart will run against State Representative Mark Baker and Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch in the Republican primary. Current Mississippi Attorney General…

Gubernatorial candidate Robert Foster speaks on the Coast

Representative Robert Foster is on the Coast today continuing his campaign to be Mississippi’s next governor. A Desoto County native, Foster’s platform falls heavily on renewing education in our state as well as empowering small business in Mississippi. The first-term…

Lynn Fitch announces run for attorney general

This morning, Republican state Treasurer Lynn Fitch stopped by Gulfport City Hall to officially announce her run for attorney general. The fourth-term attorney general, Democrat Jim Hood, is running for governor this year. Fitch has served the state of Mississippi…

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann will run for LT. Governor

Mississippi’s third-term Republican secretary of state says he’s running for lieutenant governor. Delbert Hosemann is announcing his candidacy at events around the state, including one today in the Jackson suburb of Richland. The 71-year-old is an attorney who grew up…

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves announces run for governor

Mississippi Republican Lt. Governor Tate Reeves has filed to run for governor. Reeves submitted qualifying papers Thursday at the state Republican headquarters. Governor Phil Bryant cannot seek a third term. Republican State Rep. Robert Foster of Hernando announced last month…

November 27th runoff election

In two weeks, voters will once again line up at the polls in South Mississippi to cast their ballots in the November 27th runoff election. Voters won’t be heading to the polls for another two weeks, but Harrison County Circuit…