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Mississippi GOP governor says his plan would aid hospitals; Democrat pushes for Medicaid expansion

Sep. 21, 2023 18:15 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves released a proposal Thursday aimed at helping some of the state's financially struggling hospitals, even as the Democrat who is trying to unseat him has spent months hammering Reeves for opposing Medicaid expansion in one of the...

Republican former congressman endorses Democratic nominee in Mississippi governor's race

Sep. 20, 2023 18:08 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The last Republican who lost a general election for Mississippi governor is endorsing the Democratic nominee in this year's race. Democrat Brandon Presley's campaign released a statement Wednesday from former U.S. Rep. Mike Parker, who said he is choosing...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Sep. 13, 2023 13:20 PM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. September 9, 2023. Editorial: Jason White Is Open To Reason There is hope. Mississippi may expand Medicaid to cover the working poor sooner than previously imagined. What provides this hope, after nearly a decade of stubborn...

Mississippi Democrats given the go-ahead to select a new candidate for secretary of state

Sep. 06, 2023 18:11 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's governor and attorney general have approved a secretary of state candidate's withdrawal from the race due to illness, allowing the state Democratic Party to choose a new one. Shuwaski Young submitted his request last month, just weeks after...

Retired Mississippi trooper killed after car rolls on top of him at the scene of a crash

Sep. 05, 2023 12:32 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A retired Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper was crushed by a vehicle and killed Monday after stopping to help people involved in a crash. Mike Griffin, the retired trooper, came across a two-vehicle crash on a north Mississippi highway, according to the...

Mississippi governor’s brother suggested that auditor praise Brett Favre during welfare scandal

Sep. 01, 2023 15:48 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As Brett Favre became ensnared in media attention for his connection to Mississippi's sprawling welfare scandal, Gov. Tate Reeves' brother suggested the state official investigating the case praise the retired NFL quarterback. Screen shots of text messages...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Aug. 30, 2023 07:21 AM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. August 25, 2023. Editorial: Lawmakers Will Follow The Leader As he has several times previously, Brandon Presley pledged Wednesday, at a campaign stop in Greenwood, that he would act immediately to expand Medicaid if elected Mississippi’s...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Aug. 23, 2023 11:03 AM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. August 18, 2023. Editorial: Absentee Ballots Are Difficult In the days leading up to the Aug. 8 primary, a significant decision by a federal judge may have been somewhat overlooked. U.S. Judge Henry Wingate rightly put the kibosh...

Mississippi GOP Gov. Tate Reeves will face Democrat Brandon Presley in the November election

Aug. 09, 2023 01:25 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday won the Republican nomination as he seeks a second term, setting up a general election contest against Democrat Brandon Presley in the heavily conservative state. Reeves defeated two first-time candidates: John Witcher,...

Tate Reeves wins Republican nomination for governor in Mississippi primary election

Aug. 08, 2023 21:27 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tate Reeves wins Republican nomination for governor in Mississippi primary election.