Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Mississippi’s tax climate rated 32nd best

Mississippi’s business tax climate dipped slightly last year as it remains in the bottom half nationally.  The Tax Foundation placed Mississippi 32nd overall for taxes, including...

If CON laws are bad during a pandemic, they are bad...

During an election season, you are bound to hear politicians make a lot of promises. One of the most common – largely because it...

Corie Walters: The Bride and Groom

“It was a fairly slow Friday afternoon. I was just beginning to dive into my lengthy ‘to-do’ list, when the painful sensation in my...

A fresh look at outdated regulations

Mississippi has more than 118,000 regulations on the books that impact virtually every area of our life. The issue isn’t just that we have...

There are alternatives to occupational licensing

Virtually every year, the regulations and licenses governing many occupations in Mississippi, and throughout the country, only seem to grow.  In the 1950s, about...

Tennessee will soon roll out mobile sports betting

A little more than two years after sports betting came to life in Mississippi, you will soon be able to place a wager on...

Poll: Should we decrease our regulatory burden?

Mississippi has more than 118,000 regulations in the administrative code, making it the most regulated state in the South per capita. At the same...

Tupelo decided against shutting down food trucks. They are now expanding.

A food truck in Tupelo whose work helps fund disaster relief efforts is expanding to a brick-and-mortar restaurant in town. Jo’s Cafe, a food...

Our regulatory burden is more than a number

Mississippi is the most regulated state in the South. In 2018, as part of a national review of state regulations, the Mercatus Center at George Mason...

The ability to work from home is more important than ever

Closed businesses. Record unemployment. We have all seen the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, government may be exacerbating that devastation with...