Governor Tate Reeves has released a statement concerning the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department saying they will not enforce a state mandate on social distancing nor issue citations for not wearing a mask.
Among the high-profile races across the country is the bid to replace outgoing Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee. Democratic candidate Marquita Bradshaw is working to turn the seat blue as Trump ally Bill Hagerty goes into the home stretch with the support of the Republican Party.
National attention is now focused on Mississippi’s U.S. Senate race between incumbent Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger Mike Espy. One recent poll is showing Hyde-Smith up by one percentage point.
Mississippi voters will not be required to wear a mask when they vote in the November election. Secretary of State Michael Watson says no voter should be denied the right to vote for not wearing a mask.
Governor Bill Lee’s controversial “school voucher program” suffered another blow Tuesday when the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision that the Education Savings Account Act is unconstitutional.
Amy Coney Barrett is a Class of ’94 graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis. A former professor, her roommate, and the current President of Rhodes are sharing their thoughts about Coney Barrett’s nomination to the high court.