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Mississippi state government
August 10, 2020
Mississippi flag design process: Elvis has left the building
The new Mississippi state flag will not include beer cans, crawfish, a caramel cake, Elvis or Kermit the Frog.
July 08, 2020
At least 8 Mississippi lawmakers test positive for COVID-19
At least eight Mississippi lawmakers have tested positive for the coronavirus after working several weeks in a Capitol where ...
July 04, 2020
Mississippi could drop Jim Crow-era statewide voting process
Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. Later this year, the state's voters will decide whether to dump ...
July 02, 2020
Old times not forgotten: Mississippi furls rebel-themed flag
Mississippi officials held a ceremony Wednesday to retire the former state flag and send it to a history museum, a day after ...
July 01, 2020
With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag
With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle ...
June 30, 2020
Winds of change: Mississippi rebel-themed flag fading away
The Mississippi flag is fading from public display in many places, even before the governor signs a bill that will retire the ...
June 28, 2020
Mississippi takes step toward dropping rebel image from flag
Spectators at the Mississippi Capitol broke into cheers and applause Saturday as lawmakers took a big step toward erasing the ...
June 26, 2020
Lobbying grows against Mississippi's rebel-themed flag
University coaches and Christian ministers filled the Mississippi Capitol on Thursday, urging legislators to seize the moment ...
June 19, 2020
Southeastern Conference pushing Mississippi to change flag
The Southeastern Conference is considering barring league championship events in Mississippi unless the state changes its ...
June 14, 2020
Mississippi faces reckoning on Confederate emblem in flag
The young activists who launched a protest movement after George Floyd’s death are bringing fresh energy to a long-simmering ...
June 12, 2020
A dozen Confederates are honored with US Capitol statues
At least 12 figures in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall Collection honor men who gave their allegiance to the ...
June 11, 2020
Senate panel advances Mississippi appeals court nominee
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced a federal appeals court nominee from Mississippi, despite Democratic ...
May 20, 2020
Mississippi gov is pranked in shout-out to high school grads
This one slipped through the cracks. Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves asked people to submit names of high school seniors so he ...
April 13, 2020
Easter storms sweep South, killing at least 6 in Mississippi
Strong storms pounded the Deep South on Sunday, killing at least six people in south Mississippi and damaging up to 300 homes ...
February 26, 2020
House makes lynching a federal crime, 65 years after Till
Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House has approved legislation designating ...
February 17, 2020
Hundreds still flooded from homes in Mississippi capital
The swollen Pearl River appeared to have crested Monday in Mississippi’s capital, but authorities warned the hundreds of ...
February 15, 2020
Mississippi braces for flooding amid cresting river
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Saturday amid predictions that a river running in the area around ...
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