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Bet on it: Mississippi legalizes daily fantasy sports

By   /  May 17, 2016  /  Economy, Governor, Idaho, Iowa, Legislature, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, News, Regulations, State Government, Washington  /  No Comments

FANTASY A GO: Daily fantasy sports leagues will be legal in Mississippi on July 1 after Gov. Phil Bryant signed into a law a bill that would legalize the practice and create a study commission to decide on how to regulate it. Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

Daily fantasy sports league operators will be able to operate legally in Mississippi after a bill passed by the Legislature was signed into law.

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Austin charters fighting city hall

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Education Blog, Texas  /  No Comments

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Austin, Texas, charter schools are fighting back against a proposed ordinance that would mean an end to their site-plan exemptions. Austin Achieve Public Schools, Goodwill Central Texas, Harmony Public Schools, IDEA Public Schools, KIPP Austin Public Schools, Montessori for All, NYOS Charter School and Wayside Schools are working together to oppose the ordinance and the burden they […]

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Mississippi Legislature hits on tax cuts, whiffs on election reform

By   /  April 25, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics & Elections, Regulations, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

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The Mississippi Legislature passed a tax cut and some educational reforms, but missed on campaign finance and election reform.

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Mississippi nurse practitioners unhappy with updated regulations

By   /  April 8, 2016  /  Health Care, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi nurse practitioners are unhappy with new regulations from the Board of Medical Licensure they say put a crimp on their ability to provide care.

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Jackson postpones overhaul of burdensome taxi regulations

By   /  April 5, 2016  /  Economy, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Regulations, State Government, Transportation  /  No Comments

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The Jackson Planning Board voted Monday to postpone action on a proposed overhaul of the city’s taxi ordinance for 21 days.

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Mississippi nurse practitioners get more freedom under new regulations

By   /  April 1, 2016  /  Economy, Health Care, Mississippi, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi nurse practitioners will be able to practice 75 miles from their supervising physician under new state regulations.

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