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2021-10-06 18:06:03
by TWN Staff
Tyson Foods To Invest $61 Million in Poultry Plant Expansion

JACKSON, Miss. - A rebound in consumer demand for chicken is prompting Tyson Foods to spend $61 million to expand... Read More

JACKSON, Miss. - A rebound in consumer demand for chicken is prompting Tyson Foods to spend $61 million to expand its Vicksburg, Mississippi poultry plant. The company said in a press release that the expansion is part of Tyson Foods’... Read More

2021-05-18 17:35:21
by Alexa Hornbeck
Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up Major Abortion Rights Case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear an abortion case next term that could dramatically alter abortion jurisprudence.... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear an abortion case next term that could dramatically alter abortion jurisprudence. In 2018, Mississippi enacted a law that banned abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. It was one of a wave... Read More

2021-05-16 12:19:05
by Dan McCue
Mississippi Supreme Court Overturns Successful Ballot Initiative

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday overturned a voter-approved ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana, holding that... Read More

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday overturned a voter-approved ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana, holding that the election law governing ballot referendums is out of date. The decision, which could halt other citizen-led efforts to amend... Read More

2020-10-28 13:42:10
by TWN Staff
MS Senate: Cindy Hyde-Smith (R)

About Hyde-Smith:  Cindy Hyde-Smith is a member of the U.S Senate from Mississippi. She assumed office in 2018 and will... Read More

About Hyde-Smith:  Cindy Hyde-Smith is a member of the U.S Senate from Mississippi. She assumed office in 2018 and will be seeking re-election on November 3, 2020. The senator was appointed by Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant in a special run-off... Read More

2020-10-28 13:39:08
by TWN Staff
MS Senate: Mike Espy (D)

About Espy:  Mike Espy is a Democrat running for the U.S Senate to represent the state of Mississippi. Espy is... Read More

About Espy:  Mike Espy is a Democrat running for the U.S Senate to represent the state of Mississippi. Espy is running against incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith in the November 3, 2020 general election. The Senate hopeful previously ran against Hyde-Smith in... Read More

2020-08-13 19:59:42
by TWN Staff
Espy Gaining Ground in Mississippi Senate Race

A recent poll conducted on behalf of the Mike Espy for Senate Committee shows Espy trailing Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith... Read More

A recent poll conducted on behalf of the Mike Espy for Senate Committee shows Espy trailing Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith by just five percentage points in the Mississippi race for the U.S. Senate. Hyde-White has served in the Senate for... Read More

2020-07-07 13:32:50
by Gaspard Le Dem
Coronavirus Outbreak Hits Mississippi Legislature As Cases Surge Across State

Health officials are investigating a COVID-19 outbreak in Mississippi's state legislature after several lawmakers tested positive for coronavirus last week.... Read More

Health officials are investigating a COVID-19 outbreak in Mississippi's state legislature after several lawmakers tested positive for coronavirus last week. House Speaker Philip Gunn, a Republican, announced on Sunday that he had contracted the virus after coming into contact with... Read More

Democrats, Biden Look to Accelerate Southern Political Shift

ATLANTA (AP) — From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan push across the South... Read More

ATLANTA (AP) — From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan push across the South is chipping away at reminders of the Civil War and Jim Crow segregation. Now, during a national reckoning on racism,... Read More

2019-08-07 20:26:23
by Dan McCue
Hood Prevails in Mississippi's Democratic Primary for Governor; GOP Runoff Looms

Jim Hood, Mississippi's four-term attorney general, beat seven rivals Tuesday night to become the Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor, while... Read More

Jim Hood, Mississippi's four-term attorney general, beat seven rivals Tuesday night to become the Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor, while on the Republican side, second-term Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves faces a runoff in three weeks against former state Supreme Court... Read More

2019-05-30 20:13:40
by Dan McCue
Thad Cochran, Longtime Southern Gentleman of the Senate, Dies at 81

Former Senator Thad Cochran, R-Miss., who served in Congress for more than 45 years and was renowned for his Southern... Read More

Former Senator Thad Cochran, R-Miss., who served in Congress for more than 45 years and was renowned for his Southern refinement and willingness to reach across the aisle to get things done, died Thursday morning at the age of 81.... Read More

2019-01-02 02:17:32
by MS-03: Michael Guest (R)
MS-03: Michael Guest (R)

Michael Guest is the current District Attorney for Madison and Rankin Counties, and is a Republican candidate for the U.... Read More

Michael Guest is the current District Attorney for Madison and Rankin Counties, and is a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Mississippi’s Third Congressional District. Michael is a lifelong conservative... Read More

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