Mississippi lawmakers send condolences in loss of former Lt. Gov. Brad Dye

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Brad Dye was a former Mississippi Lt. Governor who passed away from respiratory failure at the age of 84. Public service ran in his blood....

It was a big week for the Supreme Court with two major decisions

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This week the US Supreme Court handed down two decisions that have major implications nationally. The Supreme Court ruled to uphold President Trump's counterterrorism...

Opinion: Supreme Courts decision on public sector employees is a landmark decision for educators

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Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of freedom for public sector employees – a landmark decision for educators across the nation and a...

Supreme Court finally brought online sales, use tax law fairness to Main Street

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By: Sid Salter In a 5-4 decision that strangely crossed traditional judicial ideological lines, the Supreme Court last week brought online sales and use tax...

Bridging the gap between the formerly incarcerated and jobs

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Let the formerly incarcerated work Mississippi has a recidivism problem that’s jeopardizing public safety and burdening taxpayers. As of 2013, the Magnolia State had the...

Mississippi ranks in top 20 most patriotic states

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With the Fourth of July just around the corner, everyone is getting out their red, white and blue to celebrate the United States.  Of...

BIPEC breaks down method behind Legislative Scorecard

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Derek Easley, current President and CEO of BIPEC, explains the history behind and methodology to the BIPEC Legislative Scorecard. You can view the most recent...

Opinion: Sports gambling doesn’t threaten the integrity of games, but it could increase states’...

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By: Jon Pritchett, President and CEO for Mississippi Center for Public Policy Much has been written lately about how sports gambling is going to lead...

Primary election runoffs on June 26 suggest a low turnout affair with little intrigue

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By: Sid Salter For voters, the June 26 primary runoff elections are unfortunately looking like low turnout, low interest affairs that don’t promise much to...

Mississipi Center for Public Policy names new Director of Marketing & Communications

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Mississippi Center for Public Policy President & CEO Jon Pritchett announced today that Brett Kittredge has been named the new Director of Marketing &...

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