Madison, Miss. (Y'all Politics) - “Marcy is smart, hard-working, patient, and organized. She also has a heart for our schools and educators,” Hosemann said. “Ensuring our charter schools are high-quality is of critical importance and Marcy will take this responsibility seriously.” Marcy Scoggins is a longtime Madison County Schools’ parent and the Lieutenant Governor Delbert [...]
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Jackson, Miss. (SuperTalk) - The Mississippi legislature passed the largest tax cut in state history during the most recent session, and in spite of challenging economic times, they’ve managed a $1.5 billion surplus. At least two lawmakers – Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann and Senate Appropriations Chairman Briggs Hopson – think it’s time to give some of [...]
Jackson, Miss. (Mississippi Today) - The Mississippi Legislature, in a one-day special session with only a handful of dissenting votes, approved $247 million in taxpayer-funded incentives to help a company build an aluminum mill and other operations near Columbus and create at least 1,000 jobs. Lt. Gov. Hosemann said Mississippi was in competition with at [...]
Jackson, Miss. (SuperTalk) - On Thursday, an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted in favor of adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the recommended immunization schedule for children and adults. The decision stirred controversy on social media after Fox News host Tucker Carlson claimed that the CDC would be mandating [...]
Jackson, Miss. (Supertalk) - On Thursday, an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted in favor of adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the recommended immunization schedule for children and adults. The decision stirred controversy on social media after Fox News host Tucker Carlson claimed that the CDC would be mandating [...]
Legislature’s Investments in Broadband Under Hosemann Result in 100,000 Subscribers Through Electric Co-OpsLeah Smith2022-11-13T17:23:28-06:00
Jackson, Miss. (Y'all Politics) - Since 2020, 100,000 rural Mississippi residents have subscribed to and received reliable high-speed internet from 17 wholly owned subsidiaries of electric cooperatives across the state, this according to the Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi (ECM). The 17 electric cooperative subsidiaries have collectively built nearly 25,000 miles of fiber optical cable and invested [...]
Starkville, Miss. (The Reflector) - Starkville is using its $6.3 million in American Rescue Plan Act Funds to improve sewer, water and stormwater infrastructure on Highway 182, Main Street and Lampkin Street. In September, the city applied for matching funds from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s Mississippi Municipality and County Water Infrastructure (MCWI) grant. [...]
Biloxi, Miss. (WLOX) - The Mississippi Legislature may be in recess, but work continues on issues like tax revenue, and fixing our state's roads and bridges. Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann gives us an update from Jackson. View Original Story (Oct. 22, 2022)
Columbus, Miss. (The Dispatch) - Coming off of a legislative session that saw multiple major bills passed such as the $246 million teacher pay raise and the $525 million income tax cut, Mississippi currently has $2.5 billion baked to start this fiscal year. Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said the state is in the best shape [...]
Jackson, Miss. (WJTV) - Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, MDOT Central Commissioner Willie Simmons, and Scott Waller of the Mississippi Economic Council discuss the state of our state economy, where we want it to be and how we might get there. Hosted by 12 News’ Byron Brown and produced by Tom Wright. Producer’s Note: This is [...]