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City asks Justice Department to reject state redistricting plan

MORTON — The City of Morton has asked the Department of Justice to reject the redistricting plan for the Mississippi House of Representatives. The Scott County Times reports the board of aldermen acted this past week at the request of state Rep. Tom Miles, a Democrat from Forest. Miles has protested how the House districts were drawn because it cuts ...

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Palazzo opposes Medicaid expansion to cover health care reform

HATTIESBURG — Freshman U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo says Mississippi should not expand Medicaid to cover more people under the federal health care overhaul. Speaking to constituents at a luncheon in Hattiesburg, Palazzo said he agrees with Gov. Phil Bryant, a fellow Republican, that the state can’t afford to expand Medicaid, even with the federal government paying the full cost of ...

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House to pay $110K for Gunn's assistant

JACKSON — The Mississippi House will pay $110,000 a year to Nathan Wells, a former campaign worker and state Republican Party employee, to act as an assistant to new House Speaker Philip Gunn. Gunn said the new position is needed to lessen his workload and reduce the political duties of the House clerk, now Andrew Ketchings. The House Management Committee ...

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