The Mississippi Division of Medicaid asked the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for permission to impose a work requirement on two mandatory categories of Medicaid beneficiaries: parents and caretaker relatives who have incomes below 27 percent of the poverty line, and parents...

Mississippi is one of many states in the country with laws that criminalize HIV.  Mississippi has the 9th highest HIV diagnosis rate in the United States, and the city of Jackson has the 4th highest rate of new HIV infections in the country. Criminalizing HIV perpetuates...