Can Mississippi school districts legally mandate mask wearing unilaterally?

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The answer isn't as simple as you might think. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, COVID-19 cases are rising across the state, in large...

CORDER: Medicaid expansion poses huge fiscal risks for Mississippi no one is talking about

The actual math doesn't work in the Magnolia State. To hear the Mississippi legacy media and Democratic Party stalwarts tell it, "only a fool would not...

Does the continued expansion of eligible entities negatively affect the long-term solvency of PERS?

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Seven entities added since last year. See what organizations are a part of the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System. You probably know that the Public...

Lawmakers set hearings to discuss potential elimination of Mississippi’s income tax

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Two days of hearings set for August 25 and 26th.  Legislative hearings on Mississippi's income tax will soon begin before a joint select committee of...

Opportune Time for PERS and the Legislature To Strike a Grand Bargain

Submitted by Bigger Pie Forum Long-term consequences of doing nothing spell disaster for future retirees, taxpayers. Mississippi’s defined benefit pension system had a banner year for...

Mississippi ranked by CNBC as most affordable state to live in

Mississippi ranked America’s cheapest state for 2021. The analysis conducted by CNBC shows that the Magnolia State offers low housing costs, inexpensive energy, and all-around...

The Strange Case of Two State Agencies’ Revolving Door Policies

Submitted by Bigger Pie Forum It is common for states to prohibit government employees from leaving a regulating agency to go to work for a...

Ocean Aero locating manufacturing operations and headquarters in Gulfport

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The company is creating 45 jobs with a $4.65 million investment. Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its...

The Parents Campaign comes out swinging against MS income tax elimination ahead of hearings

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Lobbyist says eliminating income tax threatens teacher pay, school funding. Members of the Mississippi Legislature are set to begin hearings today on tax reform options...

Mississippi among Republican-led states seeing more jobs, lower unemployment

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Mississippi ranks 10th in nation in the percent of jobs recovered from the pandemic losses. Newly released data for July from the Bureau of Labor...

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