Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Special session preview

Gov. Phil Bryant has called a special session to begin this Thursday. Lawmakers will address infrastructure repairs and maintenance, along with the allocation of BP...

Beware of permanent temporary tax increases

Milton Friedman once said, “Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government measure.” And that certainly includes “temporary” tax increases. In Mississippi where I...

Will LeBron’s investment in district schools be any different?

Sending piles of extra money to district schools, either via taxpayers or celebrities, has not produced the outcomes we’re continually promised. Real reform comes...

Freedom In Five Minutes Or Less: The Sharing Economy

In this edition of Freedom In Five Minutes or Less, we talk about the sharing economy and why regulatory action is bad policy. The post...

Mississippi Justice Institute wins another Open Meetings complaint

The Mississippi Ethics Commission has found that the mayor and the alderman in the city of Natchez violated Mississippi’s Open Meetings Act when they...

People shouldn’t be fired for old tweets, but we shouldn’t have...

The New York Times, and every other media outlet, is free to hire or fire whomever it likes. The members of the management team...

Biloxi City Councilman Is Conflicted By Harmful Policy Ideas

New regulatory action for home sharing is bad policy for taxpayers and is harmful for tourism. An industry lobbyist who is also a member...

Freedom In Five Minutes or Less: New MJI Director

In this edition of Freedom In Five Minutes or Less, we talk with Aaron Rice, the new Director of the Mississippi Justice Institute. The post...

Government is trying to save you from lemonade stands

The summer of 2018 may go down as the year the nanny state tried to kill the lemonade stand. For generations, a summer tradition...

MCPP Names New Director of Mississippi Justice Institute

Mississippi Center for Public Policy (MCPP) announced today that Aaron Rice has been named the new Director of the Mississippi Justice Institute (MJI). Founded...