Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Bigger Pie Forum

What’s Wrong With How Mississippi Regulates Electricity Bills?

Bigger Pie Forum | What’s Wrong With How Mississippi Regulates Electricity Bills? | BPF    What’s wrong with how Mississippi regulates electricity rates? The short answer:...

Mississippi’s Legislative Session 2020

Bigger Pie Forum | Mississippi’s Legislative Session 2020 | BPF   Legislative Session 2020 Mississippi’s legislative session began Tuesday, January 7th.  Since 2019 was a statewide election,...

Time for Reform of Mississippi’s Defined Benefit Pension System

Bigger Pie Forum | Time for Reform of Mississippi’s Defined Benefit Pension System | BPF   Reform is desperately needed for Mississippi’s defined benefit pension system. The...

Mississippi’s Population Decline Continues

Bigger Pie Forum | Mississippi’s Population Decline Continues | Guest Contributor   Mississippi’s population decline continues. What can we do to break the cycle? By: Jon Pritchett...

State Auditor’s Education Report on Outside-the-Classroom Spending

Bigger Pie Forum | State Auditor’s Education Report on Outside-the-Classroom Spending | BPF   A report by State Auditor Shad White states that Mississippi taxpayers are...

BPF Book Review | Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and...

Bigger Pie Forum | BPF Book Review | Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life by Nir Eyal | Ashby Foote   For...

Mississippi’s Certificate of Need (CON) Program Needs To Go

Bigger Pie Forum | Mississippi’s Certificate of Need (CON) Program Needs To Go | BPF   Imagine if state government decided how many car dealerships were...

PERS Part 3: Is PERS Slip SLRPing Away?

Bigger Pie Forum | PERS Part 3: Is PERS Slip SLRPing Away? | BPF   The Mississippi Legislature has a golden parachute most state workers can...

Mississippi River Commission Testimony: MDAC Commissioner Andy Gipson in Vicksburg August...

Bigger Pie Forum | Mississippi River Commission Testimony: MDAC Commissioner Andy Gipson in Vicksburg August 2019 | BPF   Mississippi River Commission in Vicksburg August 2019 The...

Is PERS Fair to Current State Employees?  Part 2

Bigger Pie Forum | Is PERS Fair to Current State Employees?  Part 2 | BPF   PERS Funding Ratio: Mississippi’s defined benefit pension fund, the Public Employees’...