Opinion





Tax hypocrisy

Earlier this year, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves didn’t want to pass CID legislation because he didn’t want it to impact residents living on fixed incomes.

That logic apparently only applies to residents in Jackson.



Biting the hand

Another interesting development in Tuesday’s elections was the passage of initiatives in three Republican-dominated states to expand Medicaid to the working poor.

In a fourth state, a Democratic governor was elected who is expected to sign off on the expansion that had been vetoed by his GOP predecessor.


Mississippi test score progress

Mississippi has made progress toward catching up with the rest of the nation in the academic achievement of its students.

According to a report released this week, Mississippi over the past 12 years has shown more improvement in math and reading scores on a respected national test than the U.S. average.








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