- 2016 session: Tax cut, school changes; no new highway money Updated: Apr-22-16 2:12 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi legislators grabbed national attention during their 2016 session by voting to let workers cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people.
- Comedian Tracy Morgan scraps planned Mississippi performance Updated: Apr-20-16 1:32 am
TUNICA, Mississippi - Comedian and actor Tracy Morgan has scrapped a scheduled April 29 performance in Mississippi, citing its contested religious-objections bill for his decision.
- Country artists condemn LGBT laws, but labels silent Updated: Apr-13-16 5:02 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Several country music artists and songwriters have condemned proposed laws that critics say discriminate against LGBT people, but anyone looking for reaction from the record labels and production companies on Nashville's Music Row has heard only the sound of silence.
- Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show, citing state's new law Updated: Apr-11-16 1:33 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - Canadian rocker Bryan Adams is canceling a performance this week in Mississippi, citing the state's new law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples.