Mississippi lawmakers conclude 2021 legislative session
What are the highlights of the 3-month session?
Most teachers, state workers and higher education employees are slated for a pay increase. A parole eligibility bill is awaiting the governor’s signature. Will he sign it? Legislators argued over some big issues that ended up going nowhere in the final days such as phasing out the state income tax, purging voters off the rolls and creating an alternative medical marijuana program in the state.