Thursday, April 25, 2019

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

College savings plan running a 17 year deficit

There are student enrolled in the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program and heading off to college that are the same age as the plan’s...

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It’s Tax Freedom Day in America

Today is a day to celebrate, if that’s the right word, as it is represents how long Americans have had to work in 2019...

Conservative coalition pens letter in support of Fresh Start Act

A coalition of conservative state and national organizations, led by Mississippi Center for Public Policy, recently sent a letter to Gov. Phil Bryant in...

School for gaming and bartending receives federal funding

If you’ve gambled at a Mississippi casino at a dealer-served game or gotten a drink served by a bartender, your tax dollars probably contributed...

How much would public school wish list cost?

Giving Mississippi public school teachers a pay hike greater than the one passed by the legislature and spending vastly more on K-12 education would...

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States need to ensure donor privacy

Private citizens should not be subjected to government harassment for supporting causes they believe in, and charities should not have to worry about their...

Shuckers draw far less than predicted

Attendance at the taxpayer-funded MGM Park in Biloxi has decreased every year since the minor league Shuckers’ abbreviated inaugural season in 2015. Those numbers...

In The News

SuperTalk: MCPP’s Steve Wilson visits the JT Show MCPP’s Investigative Editor Steve Wilson joined the JT Show to talk about the recently concluded 2019...