Foote hoping to draft ordinance governing temporary rentals
It was a misguided and probably unconstitutional policy, so it’s wise that the Mississippi Department of Corrections relaxed its ban on sending free books directly to inmates.
It would have been nice, though, if MDOC had widely communicated this change of heart when it occurred apparently months ago.
Since, Jackson’s population has dropped by nearly four percent, in large part because of quality of life issues.
This year, state lawmakers could help stem that flight by giving residents in the capital city a tool that would help them address those issues head on.
Illegals are ruining our country. The middle class is being squeezed into extinction. The hedonistic atheists have assaulted the Church. The morals and values of our grandparents have been labeled "old-fashioned" and "not cool" by the perpetually immature and ignorant.
Gas prices below $2 a gallon give Mississippi legislators cover to do something they’ve been dragging their feet on for half a decade: Raising the state’s gas tax to a level that will sustain the state’s highways and bridges.
Ask any elected official in Mississippi if people living in rural areas deserve the same quality of life as people living in cities and you will probably get a quick “yes” but, that isn’t what current state policy says.
At the end of every year, like so many others, I try to identify areas of my life that I feel need improvement or ways I would like to grow.
I started 2018 with so many goals and plans. I was going to get back into running, lose weight, write more outside of work and read at least one book every month.
My brother Alvin and his wife Becky had brought me to a Christmas sing-along at the brightly decorated Country Club of Jackson. On this night we were downstairs in the Onyx, a room filled with joyous, celebrating people calling out hellos and greetings to one another.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE is probably the most fundamental responsibility of government. It’s no easy task.
There is a trend, both nationwide and statewide, to reduce incarceration levels, which are the highest, by far, in the world.