Mississippi is now the 18th state to pass civil asset forfeiture reform.
“The rest of the story. Truth on Budget Cuts, Medicaid and Your Tax Dollars” – MS Truth Journal
Civil asset forfeiture might be one issue where the opposite ends of the political spectrum can find agreement and Mississippi is one of the nation’s leaders on this issue.
Civil asset forfeiture reform is coming to the Magnolia State after Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law House Bill 812 Monday.
Cops can seize cash, cars and real estate without its owner ever being charged or convicted of a crime.
“This is just one of the tricks the NOAA “scientists” employed to exaggerate warming: “Sounds like some of Mississippi Power’s tricks to exaggerate Kemper’s benefits.
Our view: Parents need to assert their rights on schools There are all sorts of movements seeking expanded rights in our nation. Gay rights. Gun rights. Women’s rights. But there is no movement on the right of parents to choose the best school for their child. Too many public school districts and individual schools have […]
Bigger Pie has been advocating for the reform of Mississippi’s very lax campaign fund raising, spending and reporting laws for some time. We applaud the current reform efforts as covered in this Clarion Ledger article but reserve congratulations until we see the final product and read the fine print.
Committees met frequently during the fourth week of the 2017 legislative session, as next Tuesday’s deadline to have House Bills out of their corresponding committees quickly approaches.
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.