Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

MJI sends letter to Department of Public Safety concerning Nike boycott

The Mississippi Justice Institute, the legal arm of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, sent a letter today to the Mississippi Department of Public...

Household characteristics dictate household earnings

There is income inequality in America, but it is dictated by individual choices. Just three life choices can define if one will be trapped...

Conservative coalition supports tax reform 2.0

Americans for Tax Reform today led a coalition of 58 conservative groups and activists, including the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, in support of...

Why the “Wild West” approach to charter schooling is working

Dubbed the “wild west” of charter schooling by detractors, Arizona is showing that a model that provides parents with numerous choices, and bottom-up autonomy,...

Sports betting off to strong start

Revenue from the first month of sports betting in Mississippi indicates a positive start for the Magnolia State. In 2017, the legislature paved the...

Mississippi posts strong job growth over previous year

Mississippi added more than 18,000 jobs over the past year while the state’s unemployment rate sits at 4.8 percent, a near historic low. Overall,...

Greater government dependency is not the way out of poverty

Graduating from high school, obtaining employment, and getting married before having children is still the best path out of poverty. A recent essay in...

Pearl cuts budget, doesn’t raise taxes

The city of Pearl has taken a prudent approach to the city’s finances over the past 15 months, choosing to reduce spending rather than...

Free market coalition to Congress: Don’t extend the federal electric...

This morning, a coalition of 30 free market policy groups, including the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, sent a letter to House Ways and Means...

Free market coalition to Congress: Don’t extend the federal electric...

This morning, a coalition of 30 free market policy groups, including the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, sent a letter to House Ways and Means...