The Millennial Action Project partnered with the Mississippi future caucus to talk about voting— Students from all over the state gathered at the state capitol to better understand the voting process. WJTV spoke with several students who found the summit to be beneficial.
Forty percent of graduates from Mississippi's public universities have left the state five years after graduation, according to a recent report commissioned by the state College Board. On Wednesday, the House passed a bill 118-0 seeking to slow that brain drain from the state. The bill would exempt recent college graduates from state income taxes if they stay in the state for three years after graduation from a four-year college or university.