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Gov. Phil Bryant has called a special election to fill the vacancy for House District 30 on May 8. The seat was vacated by Rep. Robert Huddleston, who had two years remaining in his term. If no candidate receives a […]

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State Sen. Sean Tindell resigned earlier this week to be sworn in as a judge for the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Gov. Phil Bryant announced a special election on December 19 to fill the vacated District 49 seat. A runoff […]

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Gov. Phil Bryant set a special election to fill the open Senate District 10 seat for November 7, 2017. Democrat Bill Stone vacated the seat to become the manager of the Holly Springs Utility Department. Individuals are prohibited from concurrently […]

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Gov. Phil Bryant announced special elections for House Districts 38 and 54 will take place on November 7, 2017. Democrat Tyrone Ellis retired from his District 38 seat and Republican Alex Monsour left this District 54 seat to become a […]

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Gov. Phil Bryant announced a special election will take place on September 12, 2017, to fill a vacancy in the House District 102 seat. Republican Tony Barker left the seat to become mayor of Hattiesburg. A runoff, if necessary, will […]

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Lawmakers finished a special session in one day, adjourning late Monday, June 5, 2017. The Legislature passed funding bills for the attorney general’s office, infrastructure projects, and the Department of Transportation. Gov. Phil Bryant was forced to call the special […]

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Lawmakers return to Jackson today for a special session to deal with unresolved budget issues. Spending plans for the attorney general’s office and the Department of Transportation were incomplete when the legislature adjourned its regular session in April. The governor, […]

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Gov. Phil Bryant has set a special election to fill a vacancy in the Mississippi House of Representatives. Rep. Mark Formby vacated the District 108 seat to become chairman of the state Workers Compensation Commission. The election is set for […]

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Gov. Phil Bryant announced a special session of the state legislature will begin on June 5, 2017. Lawmakers will continue work on the budget for fiscal year 2018 left unfinished at the end of the regular session. Gov. Bryant, who […]

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The Mississippi Legislature adjourned the 2017 regular session sine die on March 29, 2017, days before its anticipated adjournment date of April 2. Gov. Phil Bryant is, however, expected to call a special session before July 1, the date a […]

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The Senate unanimously passed a campaign finance bill prohibiting the personal use of campaign funds. Senate Bill 2689, passed with little debate, is nearly identical to a House-Senate conference measure from last year. The House, earlier in this legislative session, […]

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Two House district special elections will take place on November 8, 2016. Gov. Phil Bryant announced elections for House Districts 89 and 106 will coincide with the general election. The District 89 seat became vacant when state Rep. Bobby Shows […]

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A special election has been called to fill the vacant House District 72 seat. The election will be held on August 23, 2016. Rep. Kimberly Campbell left the position at the end of May to become the state director of […]

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The House agreed to a bill allowing the governor to dip into the state’s rainy day fund to fill a deficit in the budget. Lawmakers returned for a special session on Tuesday, June 28, to take up the issue, and […]

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