With just twelve days before Mississippians choose the state’s next governor, the state’s two gubernatorial candidates took jabs at each other’s record, business abilities and campaign support, with economic leaders and reporters watching it all.
Some of your tax dollars go towards paying for the attorneys of defendants accused of crimes who can’t afford a private lawyer. But there’s a question of what happens next and whether there’s enough oversight to ensure it’s a fair system.
Mississippi is looking to change the way hospitals get reimbursed by Medicaid. Governor Tate Reeves made the announcement today alongside leaders from multiple hospitals around the state Thursday. But there are questions about his motivations.
The latest Mississippi Today and Siena College paints a similar picture as their January and April polls, Tate Reeves leading. But it went from a four point lead at the start of the year to an 11 point lead in the last two polls.
When lawmakers return to the State Capitol in January, one of the new faces will be making history as the first openly gay lawmaker in Mississippi. Fabian Nelson won the Democratic runoff for the House District 66 seat in Hinds County.