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Courtney Ann Jackson


Jackson, MS, United States

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Recent articles by Courtney:

What to do if you end up in the middle of an active shooter situation

There are several mass shootings in recent headlines, including the Mudbug Festival. So, what do you need to do for your personal safety? → Read More

MDOT: Highway 49 expected to be completed by end of this summer

The Highway 49 project is nearing completion. MDOT expects it to be done by the end of the summer. → Read More

A who’s who of Miss. politics, business and advocacy celebrate lives of Gov. Winter and First Lady Elise Winter

The lives of former Governor William Winter and First Lady Elise Winter were celebrated by a who's who of notable Mississippians. → Read More

Governor Reeves line item vetoes ten projects, but praises legislature for infrastructure investments

Governor Tate Reeves is giving the green light to major infrastructure investments by the legislature, but he’s putting some projects on the chopping block. → Read More

Lawmakers and advocates question Governor’s latest veto involving expungements and voting rights

The right to vote...not everyone has it. Mississippi has 22 disenfranchising crimes that take that right away. But more than half of those are eligible to be expunged. And attorneys say no one’s on the same page about what comes next. → Read More

Healthcare workers retention and recruitment: What the legislature funded and didn’t

A down-the-line pandemic consequence is staffing shortages in the health care industry. → Read More

Gov. Reeves signs Pregnancy Resource Act into law

Mississippi is at the center of the nation’s abortion debate. → Read More

Medical marijuana business and potential patient react to proposed program regulations

Late fall or early next year is the earliest that medical marijuana is expected to be available for patients in Mississippi. It may be signed into law. But the regulations are still being set up. And some think the proposed rules are taking it too far. → Read More

Inaugural youth summit held at Mississippi Children’s Museum

This inaugural youth summit provides exposure and gets those wheels turning about everything from opening a bank account to college readiness. → Read More

Scott County man rides out storm in camper while clinging to his pit bull

We're following up on Wednesday night's storms and traveled to a damaged area of Scott County. → Read More

Medical marijuana: proposed regulations released

The Department of Health has the first three proposed regulations up for review and comment. → Read More

Lawmakers complete 2022 legislative session

Lawmakers have completed the 2022 legislative session. → Read More

Legislative session extended to allow more time for lawmakers to complete 2022 business

Mississippi lawmakers still have a lot left on the calendar before they can call it quits for this session at the Capitol. → Read More

Legislative redistricting debate takes up much of Tuesday at State Capitol

With a new census every 10 years comes the need to redraw the boundaries on who represents you at the statehouse. → Read More

Movement but still no deal on tax reform or ARPA spending at State Capitol

Tax reform and ARPA funds are two issues where the House and Senate continue to clash. But there are only a few days left in the session to get things worked out. → Read More

Gov. Reeves vetoes first bill of the 2022 legislative session

Governor Tate Reeves notified lawmakers Thursday that he has vetoed House Bill 980. → Read More

Miss. House honors Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist

The Mississippi House of Representatives honored a special guest on the House floor Thursday morning. → Read More

Advocates react to bill dying on deadline that would have extended postpartum Medicaid coverage

Advocates and doctors are now asking "Why?" a day after a bill died that would’ve increased Medicaid coverage from two months to a year after giving birth. → Read More

Mississippi leaders and experts respond to rising gas prices

Nationally, gas prices are now the most expensive in U.S. history. → Read More

Liquor store owners in Vicksburg take Russian vodka off shelf: ‘It’s us taking a stand’

Mississippians are responding to Russia's invasion of Ukraine - and some are hoping that will translate to some form of sanctions by the state. → Read More