Gulfport representative steps into lead role in Black Caucus

March 14, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Democratic Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes of Gulfport is stepping into a new leadership role as chairwoman of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus. African-American colleagues from the House […]

Mississippi Black Caucus calls for full funding of education budget

January 8, 2015 in Education, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Legislative Black Caucus’ request that House and Senate leaders fully fund Mississippi’s school budget formula appears likely to be fulfilled, based on early recommendations for […]