Thursday, November 21, 2019

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Hemp task force adopts report for legislature

The Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force voted Wednesday to approve the release of their final report to the legislature on December 2. The task force...

Amazon to open new facility in North Mississippi

Amazon is bringing another of its distribution hubs, known as fulfillment centers, to north Mississippi and will receive $2 million in infrastructure funding and...

Public school enrollment in Mississippi continues to decline

Public school enrollment declined for the eighth straight year in the state, according to new data from the Mississippi Department of Education.  This year,...

Chick-Fil-A, why hath thou forsaken us?

The chicken was good, but what drove many through the doors of one of America’s most popular fast-food joints was the values the brand...

Administrative spending adds up in Mississippi

A report released today by state Auditor Shad White’s office says taxpayers spend more on administrative costs for K-12 education than most of the...

Mississippians must be 21 to buy lottery tickets

Lottery tickets will go on sale next week in Mississippi a short 15 months after the legislature legalized a state lottery in the 2018...

Mississippians must be 21 to buy lottery tickets

Lottery tickets will go on sale next week in Mississippi a short 15 months after the legislature legalized a state lottery in the 2018...

Unlicensed: Is it ok to cheat on Chick-fil-A?

In this episode of Unlicensed, we talk about the latest controversy at Ole Miss after the journalism school cancelled a conservative speaker, why our...

Ole Miss enrollment declines again

Enrollment is down at Ole Miss for the third consecutive year according to new data from the Institutions of Higher Learning.  The University of...

Mississippi no longer the state most reliant on federal aid

Mississippi is no longer the state most dependent on federal aid as a percentage of its budget. The only reason the Magnolia State went...