Monday, January 25, 2021

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Ole Miss enrollment continues to decline

Enrollment at Ole Miss is down for the fourth year in a row according to new data from the Institutions of Higher Learning.  Ole...

Mississippians vote for medical marijuana. How will it work?

Mississippi voters overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana ballot initiative on Tuesday while rejecting the more restrictive measure from the legislature. Mississippi will soon become...

Mississippians head to the polls

Mississippi voters who haven’t already cast absentee ballots head to the polls tomorrow to vote for numerous offices and initiatives.  At the top of...

These Halloween laws are just plain scary

While many warnings have been issued about trick-or-treating during a pandemic, it appears that decision will remain with families in most Mississippi cities. But...

Should entrepreneurs have to beg government for permission?

We know the world changes around us on a regular basis. We can order anything we want on our phone and have it delivered...

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A fresh look at outdated regulations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...