Mississippi

For most of her adult life, Shalonda Banks lived with a roommate, family member or partner. After years of working two jobs that paid $8 an hour, at 32 years old, she felt confident enough to move...
Tens of millions of laid-off American workers will go weeks without federal jobless aid — because Congress hasn't renewed the benefits in time for overwhelmed state unemployment systems to adjust...
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves lifted the moratorium on rent evictions as of June 1, leaving thousands to wonder how they’re going to pay their bills. “Some of them still haven’t received unemployment...
The Access to Justice Commission and two legal services agencies announced this week that free legal aid is available to assist low-income people with civil legal needs like family law, housing, and...
Mississippi Supreme Court says no to halting evictions and garnishments during the coronavirus pandemic. In a ruling Thursday, the state high court said it was beyond the court's authority to halt...