DAILY JOURNAL: Musgrove gets rehearing, seeks to convince judge to order state to fully fund schools


By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove will get another opportunity to convince a Hinds County chancery judge to order the state to fully fund Mississippi’s local school districts. Hinds County Chancellor William Singletary has scheduled a hearing for 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 to hear arguments on Musgrove’s motion […]


JACKSON FREE PRESS: Upping the Ante: GOP Threatens Education, Medicaid in Budget Hearings


Top legislative Republican leaders are threatening to cut parts of the Mississippi Department of Education’s budget should voters pass Initiative 42 in November requiring legislators to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program public-school funding formula. Republican lawmakers suggest that parts of the Mississippi Department of Education budget outside of MAEP are susceptible to their […]