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What’s still alive after Tuesday’s deadline?

Most general bills that were introduced this session died after failing to advance when lawmakers hit the first major deadline of the 2023 legislative...

New Report Answers Concerns About Nurse Practitioners

Fears about quality of care are “greatly exaggerated” Empower Mississippi has released a new report, Nurse Practitioners and the Quality of Care, which answers...

HB 1113: Home-based business freedom

House Bill 1113, sponsored by Rep. Jansen Owen, prohibits local governments from restricting home-based occupations. As Mississippi continues to grapple with a stagnant population,...

SB 2537: Expand cottage food operators sales cap

Senate Bill 2537, sponsored by Sen. Melanie Sojourner, would raise the annual sales cap for cottage food operators from $35,000 to $50,000.  Cottage food...

HB 1150: Permit universities to authorize charter schools

House Bill 1150, sponsored by Rep. Randy Boyd, would allow state universities and community colleges to authorize charter schools in Mississippi.  Mississippi currently has...

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