Mississippi’s unemployment rate in March 2018 was 4.5%, tying the rate last month in February as the lowest level of unemployment ever recorded in Mississippi. The March rate is eight-tenths of a percentage point lower than a year ago in March 2017, when the rate... Read More.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi employers added workers in August, with payrolls rising for the second straight month, while the unemployment rate was flat. Used by many economists as their top labor market indicator, Mississippi payrolls increased by 3,000 to 1.15 million. That's... Read More.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) today announced the introduction of legislation to amend a 95-year-old law to address technological advances now being used in livestock sales. The Senator’s bill, S.3350, would amend the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921... Read More.