Coming up this week at the State Capitol:
- February 4 marks the deadline to report bills out of committees. As a result, this week is a busy one for committee meetings. To stay abreast of when committees are meeting and what they will be discussing, bookmark the House and Senate schedules online. These pages update automatically with the latest schedule changes.
Monday, January 26
- Legislators and educators gathered in Gulfport to voice their support for mandatory kindergarten. MPB's Paul Boger reported on the issue.
Tuesday, January 27
- The Mississippi State Medial Association will present signatures from their petition for an indoor smoking ban.
Watch @ISSUE Fridays at 7:30 PM for an in-depth look at the stories, people, and issues behind the legislative session.