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Week of Feb. 10

By REP. TROY SMITH,

This was the sixth week of the 2020 Legislative Session.   House members had a busy week full of committee meetings and hearings.  The deadline for the introduction of general bills and constitutional amendments is Monday, February 17, so members will remain busy over the next few weeks deciding which drafted bills will make it onto the House f


Medicaid, SNAP program changes highlight action

By SEN. TYLER MCCAUGHN,

Your Senate had a busy week as the first deadline of session approached.  The Senate began the week with committee meetings and the passage of certain matters on the Monday schedule.  On Tuesday, the floor saw action as the Senate debated Senate Bill 2257 which authorized the state auditor to confirm Medicaid eligibility for participants.  It w









Tyler McCaughn, Legislative update Weekly Summary, February 7

By SEN. TYLER MCCAUGHN,

Your Mississippi Senate had a week filed with hearings, committee meetings and floor action.  The appropriations process is ongoing with various agencies presenting budget requests and the evidence to support the requests.  I’ve am fortunate to sit on the K-12 Sub Appropriations Committee along with the Insurance Sub Committee.  These committee





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