The Sun Herald, 5/6/7

Collectively, South Mississippians are riding high. But individually, some South Mississippians are being laid low. We dare not ignore either of those realities.

“The cost of living on the Coast is higher than it used to be, and employers have got to realize that wages are going to have to be higher, too, because of competition for workers. And,” the governor added, “government cannot reverse it.”