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Mississippi requests new hearing in redistricting lawsuit

Apr. 8, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Republicans in Mississippi took steps Monday to block the court-ordered redrawing of a state Senate district that could increase black representation at the state Capitol. Attorneys for Gov. Phil Bryant and Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann filed papers asking the entire 5th...

Hosemann and Hughes say teacher pay raise is insufficient

Mar. 30, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two candidates in the open race for Mississippi lieutenant governor say the $1,500 teacher pay raise approved by legislators is too small. Republican Delbert Hosemann of Jackson and Democrat Jay Hughes of Oxford spoke to hundreds of teachers Saturday at a Mississippi Professional...

Candidates for Mississippi statewide and district offices

Mar. 1, 2019 8:13 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Here are the major-party and independent candidates running for statewide offices in Mississippi this year, according to the state Democratic and Republican parties and the secretary of state's office: GOVERNOR Democrat: Jim Hood, Robert Shuler Smith, William Bond Compton Jr, Michael...