Rufus Straughter

  • Mississippi
  • Representative
  • Democrat
  • District 51

District Office

107 Van Buren Street Belzoni, Mississippi 39038

Phone 662-247-2728

Capitol Office

Room 400-E P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

Phone 601-359-3456

Serving District 51

Sponsored Bills

HR 26

Dr. Freda McKissic Bush; honor life and legacy upon her passing.

  • Introduced Jan 16 2023
  • Immediate Release Jan 26 2023

HB 891

PERS; conduct study on feasibility of allowing retired teachers to continue to work full-time and receive full retirement allowance.

  • Introduced Jan 16 2023

HB 863

Ban-the-Box Act; enact.

  • Introduced Jan 16 2023

HB 495

The Crown Act; create to prohibit discrimination based on hairstyles in workplace and schools.

  • Introduced Jan 13 2023
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Recent Votes

Jan 26, 2023

Straughter voted Yes

HB 1088



Straughter voted Yes

HB 1187



Straughter voted Yes

HB 603




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