People are now looking to bypass the Mississippi House and Senate by proposing initiatives to expand Medicaid, authorize early voting and reconsider the state flag design.
On Monday, the White House released report cards for each state. Mississippi received a D+ grade.
JUST IN: The House of Representatives has approved legislation making lynching a federal hate crime for the first time in U.S. history. The Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act was named for the 14-year-old teenager who was lynched in Mississippi in the 1950s.
The Mississippi State House passes a resolution to begin the process to change the state's flag, which features a Confederate emblem
The Mississippi State House passed a resolution on Saturday that will begin the process to change the state's flag.