Mississippi is now the 18th state to pass civil asset forfeiture reform.
The attorney for two taxi drivers suing the city of Jackson over its restrictive taxi ordinance says a revised version could bring a quick settlement.
Two men, one a taxicab driver and the other an Uber driver, are suing Jackson, claiming the city has violated their civil rights because of a restrictive set of regulations on the taxi industry.
It may surprise no one that, in Hood’s campaign for re-election, those same firms are huge contributors both to Hood directly and to his largest donor, Watchdog.org has found.
Mississippi’s general election, set for Nov. 3, should see runaway races at the top of the ticket, and a chance for the Republican Party to make a clean sweep if it can retake the office of the state’s highest law enforcement officer.
It’s an old tale around Mississippi. Corrupt officials feed on an unsuspecting public for years undeterred by state laws or the efforts of crime-fighting state or local officials. Paul Hampton | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.sunherald.com | February 28, 2015 “Former Commissioner of Department of Corrections and local businessman plead guilty in federal court.” “Three plead guilty to […]