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Empower Mississippi Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Mississippi Supreme Court Rules on High Profile Case

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Late last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court issued a ruling on a…

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Empower Mississippi Praises Passage of New Education Funding Formula

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Today the Mississippi Senate and yesterday the Mississippi House of Representatives overwhelmingly…

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Joanna Polk joins the team

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Joanna Polk has been named Executive Assistant and Development Manager on the…

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Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves Proclaims April “Second Chance Month”

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Governor Tate Reeves has declared April 2024 as Mississippi Second Chance Month!…

Bill Summaries

SB 2689: Replace end of course tests with national testing options

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Senate Bill 2689, sponsored by Sen. Dennis DeBar, would remove the public…

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HB 1609: Restore voting rights of former non-violent offenders

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House Bill 1609, sponsored by Rep. Kabir Karriem, would automatically restore the…

Press Releases

Empower Mississippi Announces New Chairman of the Board

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Ridgeland, MS – March 20, 2024 – Empower Mississippi announces the election…

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SB 2574: Expand the Fresh Start Act

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Senate Bill 2574, sponsored by Sen. John Horhn, expands the Fresh Start…

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HB 1303: Expand the Fresh Start Act

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House Bill 1303, sponsored by Rep. Shanda Yates, expands the Fresh Start…

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SB 2442: Establish the Prison-to-Paycheck Pipeline Pilot Program

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Senate Bill 2442, sponsored by Sen. Juan Barnett, would create the post-release…

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HB 1683: Expand opportunity for establishment of charter schools

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House Bill 1683, sponsored by Rep. Jansen Owen, would make several changes…