Mississippi sues Google, saying it violates student privacy

January 18, 2017 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s attorney general is once again tangling with Google, alleging it is illegally violating student privacy. Attorney General Jim Hood sued […]

DA Smith calls Hood’s actions ‘outrageous’

September 8, 2016 in News, The Buzz

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith is calling the actions of Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood “outrageous” following Smith’s arrest and indictment on Sept. […]

AP analysis: Jim Hood, Tate Reeves could headline 2019 governor’s race

June 27, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The closing weeks of June have brought the first previews of what could be Mississippi’s 2019 race for governor — Jim Hood versus Tate Reeves. At […]

Mississippi’s budget gap could widen because $72 million protected in trust funds

June 22, 2016 in Business

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says legislative efforts to use one-time cash to plug a budget hole will be at least $128 million short of the […]

Atty. Gen. Jim Hood addresses issues threatening family stability

October 1, 2015 in News

Hinds County Human Resource Agency hosts 21st Annual Awards and Recognition Gala celebrating 38 years of service By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor Kenn Cockrell, president and CEO of the Hinds […]

Same-sex marriage: Mississippi attorney general Jim Hood says gay marriage not happening in state

July 1, 2015 in News

(AP) Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Friday that same-sex marriages cannot take place immediately in the state. Couples started applying for marriage licenses within moments of a U.S. Supreme […]

Mississippi gets $30 million from litigation against Standard & Poor’s and Capital One Bank; AG Jim Hood explains

March 13, 2015 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has delivered a check totaling just over $30 million to the state treasury from litigation involving cases against Standard & Poor’s […]

Gov. Phil Bryant, AG Jim Hood ask federal judge to uphold Mississippi ban on gay marriage

November 11, 2014 in News, Religion

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi’s Republican governor and Democratic attorney general are asking a federal judge to uphold the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. The state made the request in […]