Congressman Bennie Thompson’s Chief of Staff gets 4 months in prison for failure to pay income taxes on his $149,962 salary for 5 years. Not exactly hard time though – just goes to prison on weekends.
…the Roman Empire began to weaken and decay because it lacked the ideas and ideology that are necessary to build upon and safeguard a free and prosperous society: a philosophy of individual rights and free markets.
Mississippi state employees took trips to Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Denver, Orlando, Myrtle Beach, Jackson Hole, and Florida’s Gulf Coast in fiscal 2016, with state and federal taxpayers picking up most of the nearly $7 million tab.
“Some sound political wisdom from President Reagan on the important role volunteers can play in solving problems at the local level.”
In a recent edition of The Clarion-Ledger, state Sen. David Blount, D-Jackson, suggested that the state buy more buildings in Jackson instead of leasing office space for state employees from private landlords.
If a law enforcement agency seizes your property in Mississippi through civil asset forfeiture, trying to get it back isn’t an easy task.
By Wyatt Emmrich | March 24, 2016 | www.northsidesun.com Startup Engineering company Trilogy Engineering is trying to get a $400,000 contract with the city of Jackson to study lead contamination in the water supply. As it turns out, Trilogy’s top executives were involved in fund-raising efforts for Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber, who is pushing the […]
During a rally at the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson during National School Choice Week in January, Gov. Phil Bryant pledged his support to expanding school choice in the state.
The Secretary is responsible for campaign finance reporting. It’s not working. But he seems to ignore the problems.
“We have to deal with reality,” Mr. Bevin said. “Everything is on the table, absolutely.” Hello, Mississippi.