There is a nationwide trend to roll back professional licensing requirements and Mississippi is leading the charge.
Jackson Mayor made a good appointment when he named Bob Miller to head the department of public works.
Miller was the number two guy in New Orleans and was there during Katrina reconstruction so he’s not new to challenges.
August 2 is my birthday. The big 60 is finally here. Old age awaits.
My first thought is that I made it. Not an easy task. I think of all the close calls. Surely, my guardian angel has been at work.
I’ve been in a tornado, a hurricane, a flood, a dust storm, a monsoon and just about any other natural disaster you can think of.
Since the Republicans replaced the Democrats as the dominant party in Mississippi a lot has changed in our state. The Republicans have been good at cutting but not so good at governing.
Mississippi is the fourth most rural state in America. Only Maine, West Virginia and Vermont are more so.
In addition, Mississippi ranks fifth in the nation in terms of homegrown population with 72 percent of its population having been born in Mississippi. Only Louisiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have more natives.