NEWSPAPER – Mississippi deserves better than McCoy and his cronies

Gov. Haley Barbour, Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant, and others are to be commended for their wisdom and courage in standing up against shortsighted legislative demagogues and the powerful Mississippi Hospital Association.

The Governor is right. We obviously cannot continue to use one time monies to pay for annually occurring expenses.

House Speaker Billy McCoy needs to break the log jam and get on board with the Governor and the Lt. Governor.

Some 400,000 of our state’s citizens are on Medicare and Medicaid. They deserve better representation that they are getting from McCoy and his cronies.

The Democrat