A BPF Legislative Halftime Report

The Mississippi Legislature is halfway through its 90-day session. Here are some bills that are still alive. These bills have passed the House (if they start with HB) or the Senate (if they start with SB). They now go to the other house for consideration.

A BPF View: Lobbyists and Legislative Staff

Mississippi's individual legislators have no staff and are dependent on an army of lobbyists to inform them about particular bills and appropriations.

A BPF Book Review - Our Time Has Come

Guess what the world’s most populous country will be in four years? What will the world’s third largest economy be in 11 years? Third largest military in the world today? The answer to all these is India.