Miss. Senate passes teacher pay raise proposal
The Senate today unanimously approved its teacher pay raise proposal. "This is a very sound proposal; it will make our teachers very competitive in the Southeast and across the United States," said Senate Education Chairman Gray Tollison.
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
House Passes MAEC Funding Bill
Speaker Pro Tempore Greg Snowden of Meridian says east Mississippi's delegation is working together in both chambers to secure funding for the statewide center planned for downtown Meridian.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Delta Farm Press
With farm bill done, major issues remain for ag
"One of the challenges we in agriculture face, as people understand less and less about what we do, is maintaining our freedom to operate, and being able to operate as advancing science suggests is the most productive and efficient," says John Anderson, deputy senior economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation.
State troopers to rally Wednesday
At least 100 active and retired state troopers and family members are expected to rally at the Capitol on Wednesday -- a "blue-out" to lobby lawmakers to add more Highway Patrol troopers to the roads.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Terry Sellers makes donation to Forest History Society Library
Mississippi State University forest products professor emeritus Terry Sellers Jr. recently donated his professional archives to the Forest History Society Library in Durham, N.C. A Sharp Professor of Forest Products, Sellers worked at MSU as a researcher and educator for 24 years before retiring in 2004.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Police: Driver who struck D'Iberville pedestrian had learner's permit
D'IBERVILLE -- The driver in a hit-and-run with injuries early Sunday was not authorized to be driving because he had a learner's permit, not a license, police said.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Senate bill could create thousands of oil and gas jobs in Mississippi
Legislation is going before the state Senate this week that could create thousands of oil and gas jobs, unlock precious state resources, increase mineral right royalties and increase state tax revenues by millions of dollars.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Landowners Push for Open Access to Pipelines
Some land owners say Mississippians are being cheated out of millions of dollars by a Texas oil company.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Possible radio system fees concern emergency responders
Close to 250 local, state and federal emergency response officers met in the Mississippi State Fire Academy auditorium Thursday to discuss whether their agencies should have to pay an annual $200-per-radio fee to use the statewide radio system.