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Could Project Crawfish reel in promised state port jobs

Feb 05, 2016

GULFPORT -- The president and CEO of global maritime company Edison...

Gov. Bryant won’t grant waiver from SNAP work rule

Jan 27, 2016

Mississippi won't be giving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients a break from a work requirement that went back into effect Jan. 1.


SNAP assistance: no job, no help

Jan 26, 2016

The Federal Government requires that people 18 to 49 years of age with no children get a job to be eligible for the  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Because of it's high...

Working for working families?

Jan 08, 2016

Budgets are often called moral documents. That means that advocates for working families will be watching spending closely to make sure Mississippi's heart, and money, is in the right...

Letter to Congress: 212 Groups urge you to support a strong payday lending rule

Dec 17, 2015

For Immediate Release


December 15, 2015

Dear Member of...

Community to Corps: Give us more facts about proposed expansion

Dec 08, 2015

GULFPORT -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs to finish its homework before ending the public's chance to comment on a study that assesses the environmental impact of another...

Deeper ship channel stalled at Gulfport's state port

Jul 14, 2015

Gulfport's 36-foot ship channel serves two tenants that carry containerized cargo, Dole Fresh Fruit and Crowley. The port wants a deeper channel to serve bigger ships, but the process is long and costly.

But a...