Public Policy

Time for Reform of Mississippi’s Defined Benefit Pension System

By BIGGER PIE FORUM,

Reform is desperately needed for Mississippi’s defined benefit pension system.

The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi — which serves most state, county and municipal employees — now has an unfunded liability of more than $17.6 billion as of June 30, 2019.  Last year, it was $16.9 billion. 

Don’t thread on me!

By AARON RICE,

If you haven’t seen an eyebrow threading salon yet, you will soon. The brow-shaping trend is sweeping the nation, and devotees of the practice swear by the technique for its precision, convenience and affordability compared to waxing and tweezing. 

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