MJI Frees Niche Beauty Providers from Government Licensing Scheme

Several types of niche beauty service providers are now free to offer their services in Mississippi without being forced to pay for expensive classes that don’t teach them how to perform their trade. Under a newly enacted state law, eyebrow threaders, eyelash technicians, and makeup artists can open for business without obtaining esthetician licenses. The […]
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Looking Back: Ten Years of Healthcare Accomplishments in Mississippi

“People overestimate what they can accomplish in one legislative session and underestimate what they can accomplish in ten.” In this series, we are conducting a review of what Mississippi lawmakers have accomplished over the last 10 years. The list provided here is not comprehensive, and we feature only the policies we like: some of which […]
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Statement of James H. Herring, Chairman, and Douglas Carswell, CEO, Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Mississippi Center for Public Policy (MCPP) has announced today that Lesley Davis has requested to step down as its Executive Vice President.  After successfully serving as its Interim CEO and then as its EVP after leading the search for the current CEO, she will continue to serve the organization in a policy making role as […]
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Looking Back: Ten Years of Education Accomplishments in Mississippi

“People overestimate what they can accomplish in one legislative session and underestimate what they can accomplish in ten.” As the 2021 legislative session comes to a close, we’re conducting a review of all that Mississippi lawmakers have accomplished over the last 10 years. All in all, it’s been a very productive period. In this series […]
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Ben Shapiro Interviews MCPP’s Douglas Carswell

Douglas Carswell, President of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, joined Ben Shapiro on The Ben Shapiro Show for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of America and what can be done to improve our nation. The Ben Shapiro Show is syndicated to networks around the country. Ben Shapiro has emerged as a leading conservative […]
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Legislature Considers Resolutions Opposing Critical Race Theory

Resolutions have been filed in the Mississippi House and Senate opposing the controversial concept of “Critical Race Theory.” House Concurrent Resolution 62 and House Concurrent Resolution 87 both make clear their opposition to critical race theory. These resolutions were introduced by Representatives Chris Brown, Dan Eubanks, and Dana Criswell. Senate Resolution 56 deals with the […]
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Medicaid Expansion is Bad for Mississippi

“I’ve been thinking a lot about Medicaid, and I’m concerned. I believe Medicaid is suffering from an identity crisis. Medicaid doesn’t know what it wants to be, and it doesn’t know its purpose in life. Some people want Medicaid to expand. I just want it to work.” … Such are the musings of a healthcare […]
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Gov. Reeves Signs Major Occupational Licensing Reform

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Contact: Hunter Estes, estes@mspolicy.org Governor Tate Reeves has just signed HB1263 which makes it easier for people to move to Mississippi to work. The statute removes a bureaucratic barrier that keeps skilled newcomers from being able to earn a living. Authored by Representative Becky Currie, this new law allows people who already […]
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Who Was America’s Greatest President?

Who was America’s greatest President ever?  Was it George Washington, who beat the British and helped establish the Republic?  How about Abe Lincoln, who saved the Republic and extended Constitutional freedoms to every American?  My personal favorite President is Ronald Reagan.  He extended American liberties across the globe when he won the Cold War. The […]
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Rep. Eubanks Discusses Bold Proposal to Promote Innovation

Opening the door to new technologies in Mississippi is going to take a new way of thinking about regulation. The old approach of regulating first and asking questions later is not going to work. That is why states, like Utah and Wyoming, are opening the door wide to innovation by applying a regulatory soft-touch to […]
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