- Mississippi governor: 'Secular' world angry over LGBT law Updated: May-31-16 6:38 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says the "secular, progressive world" vented at him for signing a bill that would let clerks cite religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
- Kentucky governor says he will join transgender lawsuit Updated: May-27-16 5:10 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's Republican governor said Friday that he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal order to allow students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity, jumping ahead of the state's Democratic attorney general and underscoring how the issue is driving a wedge between politicians in several states.
- Mississippi gov intends to join transgender bathroom lawsuit Updated: May-26-16 7:11 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday that he is planning for Mississippi to join 11 states in suing the Obama administration for telling U.S. public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
- The Latest: Hood won't rep governor in bathroom lawsuit Updated: May-26-16 6:11 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant wanting to join other states in suing the federal government (all times local):
- Mississippi superintendent backtracks on transgender policy Updated: May-18-16 6:43 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Under fire from the governor and many Republican legislators, the Mississippi Department of Education now says it won't follow new federal guidance on use of bathrooms and locker rooms by transgender students.
- Analysis: 2016 budget still grim, and 2017 looking ugly, too Updated: May-15-16 5:16 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The shortfall in Mississippi's state budget for the year starting July 1 is almost certainly more than the $57 million announced last week. And then there's another question: Can the state can limp through June 30 without another round of cuts to close out the current 2016 budget?
- Bryant signs bill to cut $415M in business and income taxes Updated: May-13-16 8:18 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant on Friday signed what may be the largest tax cut in Mississippi history, a measure that will reduce taxes by $415 million over the next 12 years.
- Reaction to President Obama's transgender directive Updated: May-13-16 6:00 pm
Below are the reactions of state leaders, parents and students to guidance from President Barack Obama's administration's directive that schools must permit transgender students to use restrooms consistent with their gender identity.
- Mississippi bill aims to ban money to Planned Parenthood Updated: May-11-16 8:00 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Medicaid program will be banned from spending money with any facility that performs elective abortions under a new law that takes effect July 1.
- Mississippi editorial roundup Updated: May-11-16 4:37 pm
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:
- The Latest: Mississippi treasurer says budget 'unbalanced' Updated: May-10-16 4:41 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on the Mississippi budget (all times local):
- Lott: Trump 'sucked all the oxygen' out of GOP opponents Updated: May-04-16 4:11 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott says he will vote for Donald Trump for president, though he acknowledges he didn't expect the New York businessman to win the Republican nomination.
- Mississippi governor supporting Trump for president Updated: May-04-16 12:34 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he is supporting Donald Trump for president.
- Congressman Palazzo endorses Trump for president Updated: May-03-16 8:19 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A Republican Mississippi congressman is endorsing Donald Trump for president.