Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Cigarette taxes are an unstable source of revenue

Cigarette taxes are one of the easiest taxes to raise. It is a tax on an unsympathetic, and shrinking, demographic. And voters approve a...

Public school enrollment declines in Mississippi

Public school enrollment continues to decline in Mississippi, with 2018 being the seventh consecutive year that less students are enrolled than they were the...

Union comes to Ole Miss

The United Campus Workers union has officially chartered a chapter on the campus at Ole Miss. In a story reported by The Daily Mississippian and...

Delta State updates student regulations

Delta State University no longer has policies in place that stifle campus free speech. Recently, Mississippi Center for Public Policy, National Review, and College...

Dyslexia Scholarship is saving taxpayer dollars

Mississippi’s Dyslexia Scholarship program provides hope to families whose children are not receiving the support they need in their assigned, district schools. And at...

Abortion rates hit record low

Today, abortions are occurring less often in America than they have since the Supreme Court legalized abortion in all 50 states in 1973. Laws...

What Mississippi can learn from Oklahoma and Montana about economic growth,...

If Mississippi would choose the economic liberty model of limited government and free markets, it would see income growth and poverty reduction. In simple...

Occupational licensing is costing Mississippi

Occupational licensing laws force Mississippians to spend time and money to receive permission from the government before they can earn a living. This is...

Universities must not be run by authoritarian mobs

The last time university officials in the Southeastern Conference capitulated to the demands of a student-led mob, things did not work out well for...

The mob attacks Rudolph

We can learn many wonderful lessons from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. But more than that, it is something families with young children have enjoyed for...