Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Biloxi Man Pleads Guilty to Escape From Federal Custody

Gulfport, Miss. – David Eugene Bangs, 56, of Biloxi, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden, to escape from federal custody.

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...

Tennessee will soon roll out mobile sports betting

A little more than two years after sports betting came to life in Mississippi, you will soon be able to place a wager on...

Ep. 127: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith finally ramps up 2020 Senate campaigning

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who has laid low in the 2020 U.S. Senate race against Democrat Mike Espy, appeared in at least two open-to-the-public events...

Poll: Should we decrease our regulatory burden?

Mississippi has more than 118,000 regulations in the administrative code, making it the most regulated state in the South per capita. At the same...

Tupelo decided against shutting down food trucks. They are now expanding.

A food truck in Tupelo whose work helps fund disaster relief efforts is expanding to a brick-and-mortar restaurant in town. Jo’s Cafe, a food...

Former Gulfport Woman Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft Conspiracy

Gulfport, Miss. – Sabrina Nicole Cooper, a/k/a Sabrina Cooper Morrison a/k/a Sabrina Nicole Morrison a/k/a Niki Morrison, 37, formerly of Gulfport, pled guilty today...

Former Bay Springs City Administrator Pleads Guilty to Federal Criminal Charges...

Hattiesburg, Miss. – Randy James, 56, the former City Clerk of Bay Springs in Jasper County, pled guilty today before Senior U.S. District Judge...

Ocean Springs Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Selling...

Gulfport, Miss – Shiloh Kalani Pisarich, 29, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 96 months in...

Our regulatory burden is more than a number

Mississippi is the most regulated state in the South. In 2018, as part of a national review of state regulations, the Mercatus Center at George Mason...