Saturday, April 17, 2021

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Breaking: House Votes to Pass Fairness Act, Protect Women’s Sports

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Contact: Hunter Estes, estes@mspolicy.org Breaking: House Votes to Pass Fairness Act, Protect Female Sports, Sending Bill to Governor’s Desk Senate Bill...

An Interview with Selina Soule: A Brave Young Woman Standing Up...

Senate Bill 2536, known as The Fairness Act, would ensure public schools and universities base sports teams on biological sex. This measure to defend...

Fresh Start Bill Paves Way to Expanded Work Opportunities for Ex-Offenders

The House Judiciary B Committee has just passed Senate Bill 2792, sponsored by Senator John Horhn. The bill expands Mississippi’s existing policy that the...

Senate Committee Passes Bill to Expand Job Opportunities

Legislation is moving in the Senate that would make it easier for new Mississippi residents to use their education and experience to contribute to...

Mississippi Bounces Back

Covid hit Mississippi’s economy particularly hard. Tens of thousands of jobs disappeared as unemployment rose to 16 percent. In the second quarter of 2020,...

New Bills Would Encourage Technological Innovation

Innovation is one of the greatest keys to prosperity, but state regulations are not always friendly to new ideas. In many states, entrepreneurs must...

House Passes Bill to Eliminate Income Tax

A bill that eliminates the income tax for most Mississippi workers has just passed the House, clearing a crucial hurdle in the process to...

Raising Gas Tax is Bad for Mississippi

The Mississippi House is considering a bill (HB 1364) that would increase gas taxes and increase debt for the people of Mississippi. The bill...

Breaking: Bill Introduced to Eliminate Income Tax

A bill that eliminates the income tax for most Mississippi workers was unveiled today. If the law (HB 1439) passes, Mississippi workers would have thousands...

Mississippi Cashes in on the Broadband Bonanza

Part II: The Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act of 2019 In February 2018, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced an $11 million fiber infrastructure...