Time to empty out the piggy banks to help small businesses. Mississippi banks are asking consumers to deposit their spare change at their local bank or coin-cashing machines as the pandemic-related shutdowns has created a coin shortage.
Governor Tate Reeves has announced additional social distancing measures for thirteen counties identified as hotspots within our state to limit transmission around the communities and protect the health of all Mississippians.
Rural broadband expansion and K-12 distance learning initiatives will receive almost a fourth of the Coronavirus Relief Fund, under a package appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature.
President Donald Trump has sought to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program since 2017 but a lower court barred the administration from doing so. The case was taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court and today, in a 5-4 decision with Chief Justice John Roberts being the deciding opinion, the justices upheld the lower court’s ruling.
Reps. Steven Palazzo (R-MS) and Joe Cunningham (D-SC) today introduced the Support Our National Guard Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide transitional health care benefits to National Guard service members who have aided the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic under Title 32 502(f) orders.
China allowed international flights to continue from Wuhan even as travel within China was being shut down. This raises questions as to why China would knowingly put the world’s health at risk.