Tag Archives: Mississippi Senate

Mississippi New State Lottery Bill On The Way To The Governor

Jackson, Ms Mississippi Has A New Lottery The lottery bill is on the way to the Governor Phil Bryant desk where he is expected to sign it into law. Officials said the Mississippi lottery could be up and running within

Mississippi Lottery One Step Closer To Reality

Jackson, Ms The Senate today in their special session passed a bill that would establish a state-sponsored lottery by a vote of 30 to 20. The vote brings Mississippi one step closer to permitting the game chance. Mississippi is one

2018 State Legislature Session Completed, Insights from 3 DeSoto County Members of the State Legislature

Jackson, MS By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor On Wednesday afternoon, March 28, the Mississippi State Legislature concluded its annual three-month legislative season in Jackson, right before Holy Thursday and Good Friday.  State Senators and State Representatives returned home and were able

Thad Cochran Resigning This Sunday as Longest-Serving Member of Congress, Shakes Up 2018 Senate Race

Jackson, MS By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor This is Thad Cochran’s final week as Senator.  At 80 years of age, he will officially resign this Sunday, on Easter, citing health reasons. Beginning in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1973, and

Cursive Writing Bill

Dr. David Parker sees the handwriting on the wall… and he doesn’t like what he sees. He’s managed to push through the Mississippi Senate, a bill that would require schools to teach cursive writing…. and require students to show proficiency