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Family excited for chance at early reconnection after new law

Joanna Holbert

The Mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility Act was signed into law by Gov….

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Mandatory minimum laws lead to sentences that don’t match the crime

Joanna Holbert

Life in prison for seven boxes of Sudafed? It just doesn’t make…

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Freedom to drive protected in Mississippi

J. Robertson

A new report gives Mississippi an “A” grade for its driver’s license…

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Gov. Reeves is right to phase out enhanced unemployment benefits

Russ Latino

The American economy is showing signs of life, but the recovery could…

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New report grades Mississippi justice reforms

Empower Mississippi

After passing parole reform in 2021, Mississippi continues to make improvements to…

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Mississippi provides hope, and care, for pregnant women in prison

Steven Randle

A very important piece of legislation flew under the radar this session…

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What Does The Earned Parole Eligibility Act Do?

Steven Randle

Gov. Tate Reeves signed Senate Bill 2795, the “Mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility…

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While the South grows, Mississippi loses population

Brett Kittredge

Mississippi was one of just three states to lose population over the…

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Empower applauds Reeves for signing parole reform

Empower Mississippi

Today, Gov. Tate Reeves signed legislation that will expand parole eligibility for…

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Congress looks to help military families

Conor Norris

A new bill in Congress would make life a little easier for…

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Reeves signs Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act

Empower Mississippi

Gov. Tate Reeves has signed legislation that will establish a certain level…

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New laws will ease licensing burden

Conor Norris

The 2021 legislative session brought several wins for Mississippi residents. While there…