Monday, January 21, 2019

Shutdown Hits Mississippi Harder than 90 Percent of States

The ongoing federal government shutdown is doing more damage in Mississippi than in most states, an analysis finds.Mississippi ranks eighth, according to WalletHub, thanks...

January 2019 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the January 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:$1.6 million verdict- Harrison County termite damage case covered here...

Shutdown Reveals How Many Things Government Shouldn’t Be Doing

The lesson of the shutdown: if you want a service to be unreliable, disregarding of consumer interest, overly costly, buffeted by political winds, and...

Hey, Democrats, If You’re Going To Use A Religious Test, Tell...

Senators are welcome to use their religious convictions as a guide to their vote on nominees. If they think it’s unacceptable for a federal...

Medicaid Expansion: Republican Candidates Avoid Reasoned Positions Or Straight Answers

Democrat candidates for both offices provide definitive answers on their support for expansion. Only one Republican candidate for governor, Tate Reeves, provides a clear...

House passes broadband bill

The Mississippi House passed a bill Tuesday that could allow the state’s electric power associations to provide broadband service to their customers. On Monday,...

Rural broadband legislation leaves many questions

A bill known as “The Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act” is moving fast through the House. The legislation is designed bring broadband to every corner...

Lt. Gov. Reeves: No to Medicaid Expansion, Despite Strong Citizen Support

After weeks of speculation that Mississippi's Republican leadership might support expanding Medicaid in the state, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves slammed the door shut on...

Rural broadband among early bills in legislature

One of the biggest bills facing the Mississippi legislature — rural broadband — is already headed to the floor for a vote. The so-called...

Mississippi GOP’s Record

Bigger Pie Forum | Mississippi GOP’s Record | BPF   Republicans have enjoyed big majorities in both houses of the Mississippi Legislature since 2012. Many on the...