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Voters to decide whether hunting, fishing is constitutional right

JACKSON — Van Allen has been processing deer meat and selling gear to hunters and anglers for 20 years in Mississippi and other parts of the South. Like many outdoors enthusiasts, he thinks hunting and fishing are birthrights that ought to be constitutionally protected. “As far as I am concerned anything that protects first our right to bear arms and ...

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Bryant's spokesman leaving for National Conference of State Legislatures

JACKSON — Mick Bullock, the spokesman for Gov. Phil Bryant, is leaving to become communications director of the National Conference of State Legislatures. Bullock joined Bryant’s staff when Bryant was state auditor and stayed to work in the Iieutenant governor’s and governor’s offices. He begins his new job Jan. 6. The NCSL, which is located in Washington, provides research, technical ...

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Lawmakers promise review of CON process next session

Two recent rulings from the Mississippi Supreme Court have healthcare policymakers vowing to take a look at the state’s certificate of need process come the next legislative session. The state’s high court ruled June 14 that University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson was subject to the CON law, but the Mississippi State Department of Health could make “teaching exceptions” ...

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Big dollars await states with cyber sales tax collections

You can bet a $300 million windfall would cheer up Mississippi’s Revenue Estimating Committee when it convenes this month to set estimates on state collections of taxes and fees. The $300 million is the National Conference of State Legislatures’ estimate on the amount of money Mississippi loses each year by not taxing certain online and catalog sales. So why not ...

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