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Analysis: Lt. governor hopefuls open to Medicaid expansion

The two candidates running for Mississippi lieutenant governor engaged in a civil discussion about Medicaid expansion and other issues during a televised statewide debate. The 30-minute forum Thursday evening will probably be the only chance for many voters to do a side-by-side comparison of the nominees. Democrat Jay Hughes of Oxford is a first-term state representative, and Republican Delbert Hosemann ...

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Hosemann announces bid for Mississippi lt. governor

Mississippi’s third-term Republican secretary of state says he’s running for lieutenant governor. Delbert Hosemann is announcing his candidacy at events around the state, including one Wednesday in the Jackson suburb of Richland. The 71-year-old Hosemann is an attorney who grew up in Vicksburg and lives in Jackson. The current lieutenant governor, Republican Tate Reeves of Flowood, cannot seek a third ...

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Former Legislative Director Upchurch is new chief of staff at Secretary of State’s Office

Nathan Upchurch, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s long-time Legislative Director, recently assumed the Agency’s Chief of Staff role. A native of Kosciusko, Upchurch earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Mississippi State University. Since 2013, Upchurch has been the Secretary of State’s Legislative Director. Among other responsibilities, Upchurch developed the policy and legislative agenda for the Agency, assisted in ...

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BOBBY HARRISON: Hosemann could be wild card in scripted race for governor

Most believe the script – as least for the lead actors – already has been written for the 2019 statewide elections. Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves of Rankin County in suburban Jackson and Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood of Houston in Northeast Mississippi will be the lead candidates for their respective parties for the open gubernatorial seat. There could be ...

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Mississippi already shares some voter info with other states

Mississippi’s top elections official says he is consistent by sharing some voter information with other states while also telling a national group to “jump in the Gulf of Mexico” as it requests similar data. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann told The Associated Press on Friday that Mississippi has participated since at least 2009 in the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program . Thirty ...

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Hosemann: ‘Mississippi’s elections are not rigged’

Mississippi’s secretary of state says absentee voting is disappointingly down from the last presidential election, and turnout might be below 50 percent. Delbert Hosemann also repeated many times during a news conference Tuesday that Mississippi’s elections are not rigged and cannot be hacked because voting machines don’t connect to the internet. In his words, “The Russians are not going to ...

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Firm to partially reimburse customers for investment losses

The Mississippi secretary of state says investment firm Morgan Stanley will return up to $4.2 million to partially reimburse customers who had “inordinate losses” because a portfolio manager allegedly used high-risk investments for people who hadn’t agreed to them. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says the firm agreed to resolve an investigation by the securities division of his office. In ...

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State’s ‘Y’all’ website pulling visitors worldwide

By LYNN LOFTON  A website by the Secretary of State’s office to promote economic development in Mississippi has attracted a large number of visitors since its Sept. 30 launch. The site, www.YallBusiness.sos.ms.gov, brings together economic, census and consumer data into one comprehensive website. It also has a link on the main Secretary of State website. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann ...

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Mississippi Secretary of State fines Oxford House

JACKSON — The secretary of state’s office has ordered a Maryland-based organization that finds homes for recovering alcoholics and former drug addicts to stop soliciting donations in Mississippi. Oxford House Inc. is based in a Silver Spring, Maryland. It operates about 15 group homes in Mississippi. The Clarion-Ledger reports that the secretary of state’s office levied a $1,000 fine to ...

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