Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

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(CNN 5.24.19)


Judge to Rule Soon on Mississippi’s Controversial Six-Week Abortion Ban

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves did not rule from the bench at a recent hearing, but told both parties he was aware of the law’s July 1 start date and that he expects to rule soon.

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(Mississippi Today 5.21.19)


Waging a Living: How Mississippi’s Abundant Low Wage Earners Earn Less Today Than 50 Years Ago

Mississippi has roughly 42,000 cashiers. It is the single most common job in the state, outnumbering teachers, police officers, registered nurses and the population of Meridian, the state’s 6th largest city.

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(Mississippi Today 5.21.19)


Campaign Finance Reports for the 2019 Governor’s Race are In

Friday, May 10 2019, was the second deadline for candidates in 2019 election to file campaign finance reports with the Secretary of State’s office

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(Y’all Politics 5.11.19)


The Last Mississippi Democrat to Win the Governor’s Mansion

Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove joins host Adam Ganucheau and political reporter Bobby Harrison to forecast the 2019 governor’s race, to discuss what it takes for a Democrat to be elected governor in Mississippi, and to talk about the importance of fundraising.

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(Mississippi Today 5.10.19)


Feeding the Gulf Coast

Feeding the Coast has begun to work with its community partners and agencies to identify and fill any gaps in the food supply.
The Jackson County Democrats Breakfast Group collected $1,000 and 76 pounds of food on short notice (under one week!) and transferred the items and funds to Feeding the Coast.  While the shutdown has ended, those whose lives were impacted may still need help.
If you are interested in joining the Democrats for breakfast, we meet at McElroy’s on the Bayou in Ocean Springs on Tuesday mornings at 8 am. 


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