Wednesday, January 22, 2020

SB 2050: Protecting free speech rights on college campuses

Senate Bill 2050, sponsored by Sen. Angela Hill, would ensure free speech on college campuses by prohibiting a state university or community college from...

Physicians respond to Board of Health’s resolution opposing medical marijuana

A group of physicians in Mississippi responded to the Mississippi State Board of Health’s resolution opposing medical marijuana. A ballot initiative will be in...

SB 2022: Lowering Mississippi’s compulsory age for education

Senate Bill 2022, sponsored by Sen. David Jordan, would lower the compulsory education age from 6 to 5 and move the age clock from...

Mississippi’s Legislative Session 2020

Bigger Pie Forum | Mississippi’s Legislative Session 2020 | BPF   Legislative Session 2020 Mississippi’s legislative session began Tuesday, January 7th.  Since 2019 was a statewide election,...

Only 7% of CON applications denied, largely out of state providers

According to an analysis of data by the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, an overwhelming majority of certificate of need applications were recommended for...

Gov. Tate Reeves Touts ‘Loving Culture,’ Need for Unity in Mississippi

Republican Tate Reeves is now the governor of Mississippi, presiding over a deeply red government and a legion of interests looking for pieces of...

OPINON: Probation for Profit; Little More Than a Scam

Profiting off probation has become big business in Mississippi, and it is costing us all in ways we don't even realize.In the early 2000s,...

Three Jackson Residents Plead Guilty to Human Trafficking

Jackson, Miss. – Edward Deshawn Williams, 29, and Christopher Griffin, 30, both of Jackson, pled guilty Friday, and Charmaine Turner, 27, also of Jackson,...

Teacher pay raises introduced

With this year’s session just a week old, the Mississippi Senate has already filed two bills that would increase teacher pay after the legislature...

Reeves pledges to make Mississippi easiest place to start and grow...

Gov. Tate Reeves was sworn in as Mississippi’s 65th governor today, succeeding Gov. Phil Bryant, who was term limited.  During a ceremony that was...