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HB 1173: Teacher supply cards for public charter school teachers

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House Bill 1173, authored by Rep. Richard Bennett, would provide charter school…

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What’s Still Alive in the Legislature?

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Two major deadlines occurred this week that affect legislation. The deadline for…

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SB 2160: Move Function of Cosmetology and Barber Boards to Health Department

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Senate Bill 2160, sponsored by Sen. Kevin Blackwell, would dissolve the Boards…

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New Report Answers Concerns About Nurse Practitioners

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Fears about quality of care are “greatly exaggerated”   Empower Mississippi has…

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HB 1113: Home-based business freedom

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House Bill 1113, sponsored by Rep. Jansen Owen, prohibits local governments from…

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SB 2537: Expand cottage food operators sales cap

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Senate Bill 2537, sponsored by Sen. Melanie Sojourner, would raise the annual…

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HB 1150: Permit universities to authorize charter schools

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House Bill 1150, sponsored by Rep. Randy Boyd, would allow state universities…

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SB 2796: Full practice authority for nurse practitioners

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Senate Bill 2796, authored by Sen. Kevin Blackwell, would provide full practice…

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SB 2066: Free shampooers to work

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Senate Bill 2066, sponsored by Sen. Angela Hill, would allow shampooers to…

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HB 748: The Tim Tebow Act

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House Bill 748, sponsored by Rep. Chris Brown, would allow homeschool students…

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HB 727/ HB 796: Full practice authority for nurse practitioners

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House Bill 727, authored by Rep. Donnie Scoggin and House Bill 796,…

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SB 2342: Ban the Box for public employees

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Senate Bill 2342, sponsored by Sen. John Horhn, would prohibit public employers…