JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A political group has fallen short trying to get a term limits initiative on the Mississippi ballot.

The Secretary of State's office spokeswoman, Anna Moak, said Monday that United Conservatives Fund missed Wednesday's deadline to submit petitions.



JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Houses of worship could designate members to undergo firearms training and carry guns to protect the congregation under a bill advancing at the Mississippi Capitol.


The House voted 86-32 Wednesday to pass House Bill 786, known as the Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss (AP) - Removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi state flag would be akin to communists rewriting history, a former leader of a Southern heritage group said Tuesday during a keep-the-flag rally.


"This is not about what happened in the 18...

JACKSON, Miss (AP) - Senators from both parties lined up to shake hands with Democrat Bob Dearing on Monday evening after they voted to confirm his narrow victory in an election that his Republican opponent sought to overturn.


The vote in the Republican-majority chamb...


JACKSON, Miss (AP) - Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Tuesday that he is asking legislators to update Mississippi's election laws, including allowing people to fill out voter registration forms online just as people can already do in more than half the state...

JACKSON, Miss (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers begin their four-year term, and their four-month 2016 session, on Tuesday with a wide range of issues to consider:




Legislators could try to revise the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, a complex formula design...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee is endorsing Jeb Bush for president.


Thad Cochran of Mississippi announced his decision Tuesday, saying in a statement that the former Florida governor is "a serious leader with execut...

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