Fire safety must be addressed to save lives in Mississippi

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Special to Y'all Politics by Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney There were 80 fire-related deaths in 2018 in Mississippi. It’s a marked increase over 2017 when...

BIPEC to host 39th annual luncheon at Old Capitol Inn on 3/7

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BIPEC is set to host their 2019 Annual Meeting and Luncheon March 7, 2019, at 11:30 am at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. The...

OPINION: Higher cigarette tax means a stronger workforce

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By: Tina Lakey Mississippi is our home. For me, it is where I grew up and reared a family. It’s also where I have worked...

Empower Mississippi: ESA bills die in committee

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Yesterday, several bills to expand or improve the Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program died when they were not passed by the committee deadline. One...

School Choice: the hope of ESA expansion must pass committee today

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Today is the deadline for bills that would expand the Education Services Account (ESA) for students with special needs to clear committee if they...

VIDEO: New Group Aims to Protect Fairness and Stability in Mississippi’s Courts

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The newly formed Mississippi Civil Justice Alliance (MCJA) will act as a watchdog for fairness and stability in the Mississippi judiciary. The MCJA is...

Catholic Dioceses adds to growing movement for school choice, ESA scholarship

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The Catholic Dioceses of Jackson and Biloxi rallied at the Capitol today for lawmakers to increase the number of students that receive the ESA...

Mississippi ranks #6 for best charter school laws nationwide

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The Magnolia State has ranked sixth in the nation for its laws regarding charter schools, according to the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools. The...

School Choice Week: Parents, students, teachers rally the capitol

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Over 1,000 advocates of school choice--including teachers, parents, and students-- rallied on the south steps of the Capitol as the Mississippi State Legislature convened...

Governor Bryant Proclaims January 20-26 as ‘School Choice Week’

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Gov. Phil Bryant has proclaimed January 20-26, 2019 as “School Choice Week” in the state of Mississippi. He joins 20 other governors and more...

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