The Association of American Medical Colleges has released a new report of Mississippi's physician workforce. The gloomy report shows Mississippi to be 50th in the nation in active patient care physicians per capita.
Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) Director John Dowdy should pay back the $30,000 the state auditor says Dowdy owes for improper payments he received.
Otherwise, Dowdy risks putting his boss on the hook for 10 times that much money.
Imagine if state government decided how many car dealerships were allowed in Mississippi.
Consumers would suffer as their choices would be limited compared with an unregulated system where auto dealerships could be built anywhere by anybody.
There is a disturbing trend unfolding at Mississippi’s universities: Fewer people are attending them.
About six years ago, Mississippi got a warning: Its distinction as the nation’s second-highest incarcerator was not financially sustainable.
If lawmakers didn’t act, the state was on a path to see its corrections expenditures rise by $266 million over the ensuing decade.
Michael Watson’s signature campaign idea of moving driver’s license services from the Mississippi Department of Public Safety to the Secretary of State’s Office should be shelved, if not by him, then by the Legislature.
Every county in Mississippi saw its average income per person increase in 2018, according to recently released federal data. At first glance that’s further indication of a state economy that is slowly building steam following what has been a long recovery from the Great Recession.
Republicans dominate state
If a lifetime of covering sports in Mississippi has taught me anything, it has taught me this: There's never really a good time to play LSU or Alabama in football.
Most of the time, the Tigers and Crimson Tide will have bigger, faster, more talented players than you do. They will have more of them, too.