Wednesday, July 17, 2019

MCPP joins letter in support of Internet freedom

Mississippi Center for Public Policy has joined a diverse coalition in publishing a set of seven principles to guide conversation about amending Section 230 of the...

Lumumba Endorses Jody Owens for Hinds District Attorney

Jody Owens has "demonstrated a commitment" to making Jackson better, Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba said during a live WMPR 90.1 radio broadcast of Coffee...

Company moving to Clarksdale with help from taxpayers

A stud welding company will be receiving $1.6 million from state taxpayers, plus other tax incentives, to relocate a facility from Illinois to Clarksdale....

Mississippi’s Infrastructure Needs and the Gasoline Tax — Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh...

Bigger Pie Forum | Mississippi’s Infrastructure Needs and the Gasoline Tax — Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh In | BPF   Mississippi’s infrastructure issues have led to some...

What Mississippi Voters Want

As Nikki Wallace and a friend walked along the sidewalk by The Clarion-Ledger building at 6 o'clock on the eve of the Fourth of...

Homeless Center Tells Local Critics It ‘Isn’t the Problem’

Ward 3 Councilman Kenneth Stokes' grandchildren were in town recently, and they wanted to go to the park to hang out. He wanted to...

OPINION: Tuning in to Tate Television

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves appears headed for a promotion. He's the front-runner for Mississippi's next governor this fall.Reeves leads all candidates in the most...

Change on Mental Health Ahead?

Tyler Haire spent his 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th birthdays in the Calhoun County jail in Pittsboro, Miss. Sometimes, he would throw tantrums and...

MDEQ gives green light to wood pellet mill

A planned Enviva wood pellet mill cleared a big regulatory hurdle, as the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality approved its air pollution permit at...

Prison Breakouts a Result of ‘Mass Incarceration,’ Mississippi Orgs Say

Three prison inmates may not have escaped last week if not for Mississippi's "mass incarceration problem," a group of civil-rights organizations said in a...