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Lt. governor candidates both advocate teacher pay raises

Both candidates for Mississippi lieutenant governor say they will push to increase teacher pay and to make the operation of the state Senate more transparent. Democratic state Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford and Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann of Jackson, who are both attorneys, debated Thursday night at the WJTV-TV studio in Jackson. The winner of the Nov. 5 ...

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Q&A: Sen. Billy Hewes, Candidate, Lt. Governor

Billy Hewes has served in the Mississippi Senate for 20 years and is a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor. He is a Gulfport native and graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he studied business administration. In 2008, Hewes was elected by his peers to serve as president pro tem, the second-highest leadership position in the Senate next to ...

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