BILL CRAWFORD: School funding vs. tax cut battle may fizzle

Are you ready to rumble?

In one corner stand Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and their allies who want to cut taxes.

In the other corner stand the champions for fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for K-12 schools.

The conventional wisdom is the state budget cannot accommodate both, so all are preparing for a big fight.

Looming behind the MAEP corner are two very different initiatives.