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Mississippi lawmakers: Revive initiatives, marijuana program

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Some Mississippi lawmakers say they want Gov. Tate Reeves to call them back to the Capitol for a special session to revive the state’s initiative process. Others want a chance to quickly revive discussion of a medical…

Legislative luncheon with Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

Want to get a leg up on legislation that will impact our entire state? The luncheon takes place Wednesday, August 14th at 11:30 a.m. at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Hospitality Resort Management Center. For more information call 228-604-0014.

Senator visits Gulf Coast

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith visited the Gulf Coast Saturday and enjoyed some of the festivities in our area that she says she is truly fond of. She was appointed by the governor to replace Senator Thad Cochran and now she is…

Chris McDaniel In Harrison County

Term limits, Obamacare and balancing the budget ... Just a few topics discussed by state Senator Chris McDaniel in South Mississippi Wednesday. McDaniel was the guest speaker at D’Iberville Business Club Meeting at the Scarlet Pearl Casino. He's recently been…

Cochran is the tenth longest serving senator

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran is the tenth longest serving senator in United States history. Today, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recognized Senator Cochran on the Senate floor for reaching the impressive milestone. Senator Cochran was first elected to the Senate in…

Former State Senator To Plead Guilty

Former State Senator "Irb Benjamin" is expected to become the sixth person to plead guilty in Mississippi's Prison Contract Bribery Scandal. Benjamin has filed notice he plans to plead guilty on October 18. He's accused paying bribes to former Corrections…

US Senator On Coast Today

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker will be here on the coast this morning. He will tour two University Of Southern Mississippi research vessels at the port of Gulfport. The 135-foot r/v/ point sur was built in 1980 and acquired by the…