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Lawmakers debate bills to fire state employees, shorten school year

JACKSON — The Mississippi Legislature is considering two education-related bills — one passed out of committee while the other was set aside. The Mississippi Department of Education would have the power to fire state employees at will for two years under a bill being considered in the House. State officials say they need the power to restructure the department to ...

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Nunnelee named to Appropriations

House Republicans tapped Congressman-elect Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) to serve on the powerful Appropriations committee. Nunnelee is one of only three members of the freshman class to be placed on the Appropriations Committee, and one of just 11 freshmen to be placed on an “A” committee.

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