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WLBT 3 Jackson
AG Hood: 2nd man sentenced in Jackson student's death(AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced for the murder of a 15-year-old Jac
AG Hood: 2nd man sentenced in Jackson student's death
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
(AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced for the murder of a 15-year-old Jackson high school student. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Thursday Dennis Pickett appeared before Hinds County Circuit Court Judge William Gowan... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
AG Hood: 2nd man sentenced in Jackson student's death(AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced for the murder of a 15-year-old Jac
AG Hood: 2nd man sentenced in Jackson student's death
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
(AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced for the murder of a 15-year-old Jackson high school student. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Thursday Dennis Pickett appeared before Hinds County Circuit Court Judge William Gowan... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
2nd man sentenced in Jackson student's deathA man was sentenced for the murder of a 15-year-old Jackson high school student
2nd man sentenced in Jackson student's death
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
A man was sentenced for the murder of a 15-year-old Jackson high school student, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Thursday. Dennis Pickett, 21, appeared before Hinds County Circuit Court Judge William Gowan Wednesday and pleaded guilty to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hinds County deputy arrested in alleged drug conspiracythe Hinds County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the
Hinds County deputy arrested in alleged drug conspiracy
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
the Hinds County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Attorney General's Office. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Thursday 54-year-old Douglas Jay Nelson, of Jackson, was arrested late Wednesday in... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hinds County deputy arrested in alleged drug conspiracythe Hinds County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the
Hinds County deputy arrested in alleged drug conspiracy
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
the Hinds County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Attorney General's Office. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Thursday 54-year-old Douglas Jay Nelson, of Jackson, was arrested late Wednesday in... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Report on state revenue completion laggingit should because it overestimated the impact Senate Bill 2362 would have on re
Report on state revenue completion lagging
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
it should because it overestimated the impact Senate Bill 2362 would have on revenue collections. Plus, Attorney General Jim Hood said because of the way the legislation was written about $80 million in special funds that legislators thought... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Explosive put inside LGBT newspaper box in MAbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Explosive put inside LGBT newspaper box in MA
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Explosive put inside LGBT newspaper box in MAbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Explosive put inside LGBT newspaper box in MA
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Report on state revenue completion laggingit should because it overestimated the impact Senate Bill 2362 would have on re
Report on state revenue completion lagging
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
it should because it overestimated the impact Senate Bill 2362 would have on revenue collections. Plus, Attorney General Jim Hood said because of the way the legislation was written about $80 million in special funds that legislators thought... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lee County woman sentenced for exploitation of vulnerable personLEE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - According to Attorney General Jim Hood
Lee County woman sentenced for exploitation of vulnerable person
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
LEE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - According to Attorney General Jim Hood, a Saltillo woman was sentenced to prison after being convicted of exploiting a vulnerable person. 27-year-old April Whaley pleaded guilty today in court and faces 10... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lee County woman convicted of exploiting a vulnerable personCourt on Monday and pleaded guilty to one count of exploitation of a vulnerable
Lee County woman convicted of exploiting a vulnerable person
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Court on Monday and pleaded guilty to one count of exploitation of a vulnerable person, according to Attorney General Jim Hood. Judge Roberts sentenced Whaley to 10 years in prison but suspended 9 of those years, leaving Whaley with one year... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rulesbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rulesbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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KXXV Waco
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rulesbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rulesbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditatedbathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was pre-meditated
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
bathroom lawsuitMS Attorney General says MS will not join transgender bathroom lawsuit Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will not join 11 other states in the federal lawsuit against the Obama administration over it's... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Slimantics: Pappy 0'Bryant and his 'brain trust'provide proper funding for the state's foster care program (It will cost $22 mi
Slimantics: Pappy 0'Bryant and his 'brain trust'
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
provide proper funding for the state's foster care program (It will cost $22 million to achieve that, says attorney general Jim Hood). Just last month, Mississippi joined a handful of other states being sued by Justice Department for its failure to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Philadelphia man arrested for child exploitationJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced Monda
Philadelphia man arrested for child exploitation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced Monday that a Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged with one count of child exploitation. Forty-two-year-old Edwin Jay Bradford was arrested, Saturday, following an... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Victims' family say killers should be executedand the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in March upheld that ruling, putting him b
Victims' family say killers should be executed
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in March upheld that ruling, putting him back in line for execution. Attorney General Jim Hood has called the murders "savage" and vowed to continue to fight appeals of their sentences Contact Jimmie E. Gates... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Dept of Public Safety harassment settlement: $75,000resigned last week after publication of news reports about the settlement. The
Dept of Public Safety harassment settlement: $75,000
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
resigned last week after publication of news reports about the settlement. The judge had sealed it, but Attorney General Jim Hood said state agencies cannot keep legal settlements secret. The administration department says it's awaiting a court... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Dept of Public Safety harassment settlement: $75,000resigned last week after publication of news reports about the settlement. The
Dept of Public Safety harassment settlement: $75,000
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
resigned last week after publication of news reports about the settlement. The judge had sealed it, but Attorney General Jim Hood said state agencies cannot keep legal settlements secret. The administration department says it's awaiting a court... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Meridian nurse arrested for Medicaid fraud chargesMiss. (AP) - A Meridian registered nurse accused of stealing prescription drugs
Meridian nurse arrested for Medicaid fraud charges
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
Miss. (AP) - A Meridian registered nurse accused of stealing prescription drugs has been arrested. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news release Friday, said 55-year-old Timothy Jones was arrested following an indictment by a Lauderdale... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Meridian nurse arrested for Medicaid fraud chargesMiss. (AP) - A Meridian registered nurse accused of stealing prescription drugs
Meridian nurse arrested for Medicaid fraud charges
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
Miss. (AP) - A Meridian registered nurse accused of stealing prescription drugs has been arrested. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news release Friday, said 55-year-old Timothy Jones was arrested following an indictment by a Lauderdale... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
DPS sex discrimination settlement releasedscale" of sexual desirability. The settlement agreements were sealed by the co
DPS sex discrimination settlement released
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
scale" of sexual desirability. The settlement agreements were sealed by the court as confidential, but Attorney General Jim Hood said state agencies cannot keep legal settlements secret. The Clarion-Ledger had filed public records requests... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Former assisted living worker sentenced on substance charge– A Tupelo resident assistant has been sentenced for possession of a controlled
Former assisted living worker sentenced on substance charge
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
– A Tupelo resident assistant has been sentenced for possession of a controlled substance, according to Attorney General Jim Hood. Angela Sweat, 37, entered an open plea Monday to one count of acquiring or obtaining possession of a controlled... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Slimantics: Mississippi: The Free State of ALECdoesn't pay the legal bills when the laws it writes are challenged in court, of
Slimantics: Mississippi: The Free State of ALEC
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
doesn't pay the legal bills when the laws it writes are challenged in court, of course. As Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood noted in a presentation to Columbus Rotary earlier this week, Mississippians pay that freight, so, hey, it's no skin... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
AG Hood says legislature's actions are costly, frustratingMississippi Attorney General Jim Hood was a few minutes late for his appearance
AG Hood says legislature's actions are costly, frustrating
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood was a few minutes late for his appearance at the Columbus Rotary Club Tuesday. A lifelong resident of Chickasaw County, who as a young attorney worked in Columbus for about a year, is familiar with the roads and... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
AG Hood's job is harder than it should beJim Hood has a tough job. In recent years, it's even tougher than it ought to b
AG Hood's job is harder than it should be
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Jim Hood has a tough job. In recent years, it's even tougher than it ought to be. As attorney general for the state of Mississippi -- a post he has held since 2004 -- Hood is the state's lawyer. Hood said during a Tuesday visit to the Columbus... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
3 On Your Side Investigates: Title Washingon a totaled truck that's now sitting idle in Shreveport. All of this is perfe
3 On Your Side Investigates: Title Washing
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
on a totaled truck that's now sitting idle in Shreveport. All of this is perfectly legal. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has tried in the past to get the law changed so it's not so easy for someone to sell a painted-up car as if it's... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
3 On Your Side Investigates: Title Washingon a totaled truck that's now sitting idle in Shreveport. All of this is perfe
3 On Your Side Investigates: Title Washing
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
on a totaled truck that's now sitting idle in Shreveport. All of this is perfectly legal. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has tried in the past to get the law changed so it's not so easy for someone to sell a painted-up car as if it's... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Crime victims fund pays out $3.7 millionby the Attorney General’s office. But because of changes made by the Legislatu
Crime victims fund pays out $3.7 million
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
by the Attorney General’s office. But because of changes made by the Legislature during the 2016 session, Attorney General Jim Hood said he fears as much money will not be available in the fund for crime victims during the new fiscal year that... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
3 On Your Side Investigates: Car Troubleon a totaled truck that's now sitting idle in Shreveport. All of this is perfe
3 On Your Side Investigates: Car Trouble
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
on a totaled truck that's now sitting idle in Shreveport. All of this is perfectly legal. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has tried in the past to get the law changed so it's not so easy for someone to sell a painted-up car as if it's... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ex-Hinds Co. deputy charged with exploitation, forgeryCounty deputy sheriff is facing charges that she exploited a vulnerable person
Ex-Hinds Co. deputy charged with exploitation, forgery
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
County deputy sheriff is facing charges that she exploited a vulnerable person and committed forgery, Attorney General Jim Hood said Monday. Alice Holly, 55, of Jackson, was indicted by a Hinds County Grand Jury for one count of exploitation... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Crossing the Line: Tunica County, some Elvis news and football newsDepartment of Human Services. Bryant, who is doggedly continuing the fight to
Crossing the Line: Tunica County, some Elvis news and football news
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
Department of Human Services. Bryant, who is doggedly continuing the fight to implement the law despite Atty. Gen. Jim Hood declining to join in its defense, said he was disappointed but looks forward to "vigorously" defending the law on... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mental health lawsuit was long time in the makingabout a dozen states over the way they provide services for people with mental
Mental health lawsuit was long time in the making
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
about a dozen states over the way they provide services for people with mental illnesses, and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he has been talking to federal officials for several years to try to head off litigation in this state. The... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Analysis: Mental health suit long time comingabout a dozen states over the way they provide services for people with mental
Analysis: Mental health suit long time coming
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
about a dozen states over the way they provide services for people with mental illness, and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he has been talking to federal officials for several years to try to head off litigation in this state. The... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hood v Reeves 2019 creates political buzzstatewide elections. Two popular and powerful politicians, Republican Lt. Gov.
Hood v Reeves 2019 creates political buzz
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
statewide elections. Two popular and powerful politicians, Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood, are eyeing the open seat Gov. Phil Bryant will leave. Neither has officially announced a candidacy. But Reeves... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MBN wants to make settlement agreement publicof the agreement. He said Sullivan is no longer employed with MBN, but it's unr
MBN wants to make settlement agreement public
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
of the agreement. He said Sullivan is no longer employed with MBN, but it's unrelated to the settlement. Attorney General Jim Hood has said the settlement agreement should be a public document under the Public Records Act. Perkins retired... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Appeals court refuses to lift say on Mississippi’s “Religious Freedom” lawdown the measure, which was to take effect July 1. The Republican governor chos
Appeals court refuses to lift say on Mississippi’s “Religious Freedom” law
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
down the measure, which was to take effect July 1. The Republican governor chose to appeal even though Attorney General Jim Hood, Mississippi's chief legal officer, did not participate. The law, which supporters including Bryant said would... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Justice Department sues Mississippi over mental health caregovernment to dictate policy to the states through the courts." He said in a s
Justice Department sues Mississippi over mental health care
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
government to dictate policy to the states through the courts." He said in a statement that Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, a Democrat, had been having discussions with the Justice Department about the state's mental health system for some... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Special Assistant AG earns national award for work to prevent domestic violencewho continue to work tirelessly to eliminate violence in the home. I am also fo
Special Assistant AG earns national award for work to prevent domestic violence
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
who continue to work tirelessly to eliminate violence in the home. I am also fortunate to work for Attorney General Jim Hood, who has been a champion for crime victims and has always provided his staff with the latitude to address domestic... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Attorney General calls for collaborative effort in continuing to improve state mental health servicesyet for leaders to work together to continue to improve the state’s mental heal
Attorney General calls for collaborative effort in continuing to improve state mental health services
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
yet for leaders to work together to continue to improve the state’s mental health system," said Attorney General Jim Hood. “This lawsuit is a clarion call to all of us in state leadership to consider how we care for the least among us... Read more
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