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House speaker: Voters may soon be able to vote on Medicaid expansion

JACKSON – Speaker Jason White has issued the following statement concerning Medicaid expansion: “Today, the Mississippi House of ...

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Sen. Wicker must stop Bernie’s push towards socialized medicine

By Billy Landes Guest columnist Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker just introduced legislation to stop the government from forcing ...

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Primary runoff April 2

Absentee voting open A runoff for the 2nd Congressional District’s Republican nominee will be held Tuesday, April 2, ...

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Democrats across Mississippi gearing up for county conventions

Following the successful precinct caucuses that took place last month on Feb. 23, Democrats across all 82 counties ...

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County Dems set convention date

All Lafayette County Democrats are invited to the County Convention on Saturday, March 23, at 10 a.m. at ...

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Medicaid work requirements a possible Biden compromise?

By Sid Salter Columnist The current effort to make a partial expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care ...

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Lafayette County residents vote for Wicker, Black

Lafayette County voted on par with most of Mississippi in the primary election Tuesday evening. On the Republican ...

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Mississippi primary election on Tuesday

Lafayette County voters will take to the polls Tuesday for primary elections. Polls will be open from 7 ...

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View sample ballots for March 12 election

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Absentee voting deadline Saturday

For in-person balloting; mail-ins next week The Lafayette County Circuit Court Clerk’s office will be open this Saturday to ...

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Working poor getting health care is economic development

By Sid Salter Columnist In recent decades, Mississippi has defied the odds in economic development. Landing first Nissan ...

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Lafayette County Democratic Convention to be held later this month

All Lafayette County Democrats are invited to the upcoming Lafayette County Convention. The event will be held at ...

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Reynolds elected in Water Valley 

New Mayor was State Rep. 44 years By Alyssa Schnugg Senior reporter Former State Representative Thomas “Tommy”  Reynolds ...

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Local Democrats want grassroots participation to build stronger party

Lafayette County’s Democratic Party is participating in an effort to increase grassroots party involvement and to solicit public ...

Lafayette County election results: New leaders join incumbents, as key positions see fresh faces and familiar figures retain their seats.

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Yalobusha Dems caucuses Feb. 24

The Yalobusha County Democratic Party’s Precinct Caucuses will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. ...

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Presley’s solar venture has interesting political frame

By Sid Salter Columnist Brandon Presley’s new post-election employment in the private sector solar energy business has some ...

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County hobbled by dissolution of voters

By Harold Brummett Star Denmark Route Redistricting has been accomplished and put into practice. The arguments are many ...

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Monday is new voter registration deadline for primary election

Any Mississippian who has yet to register to vote must register by Monday, Feb. 12, in order to ...

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Medicaid remains widely misunderstood, partisan issue

By Sid Salter Columnist Discussing Medicaid and the role the program plays or should play in expanding healthcare ...

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Domestic, foreign policies are intertwined

By Matt Becker Guest Columnist On January 18, Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Dutch Admiral Rob Bauer, ...

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Mary Martha Crowe wins at-large alderman seat

Mary Martha Crowe will be Oxford’s newest alderman after winning the special election Tuesday. Crowe was called the ...

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Alderman candidates greet voters at Oxford Conference Center

Candidates in the At-Large Alderman race were out this morning at the Oxford Conference Center to greet voters. ...

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