BPF researches and shares educational information encouraging Mississippi’s Economic Freedom while discouraging Crony Capitalism to increase Mississippi’s Economic Growth. BPF focuses on Education, Energy, Environment, Health Care, Federal Government & Agencies, Mississippi State Government & Agencies and Regulatory Abuses & Reforms.
Imagine a CEO that makes more than Mississippi’s Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer and Secretary of State combined. This CEO isn’t the leader of a successful, innovative company that’s making money for shareholders and creating jobs. Karen Matthews runs a nonprofit, the Delta Health Alliance, whose budget is dependent on taxpayer dollars from both federal and state sources while averaging about $350,000 in salary and benefits in the past seven years.Read More →
The debate on school funding is always based on the amount, but too often, where that money is going is not considered by the pro-increase side. A recent analysis shows that Mississippi taxpayers are spending more to educate fewer students.Read More →
Dr. Y. Jun Xu, world-renowned hydrologist of Louisiana State University, explains how South Louisiana is on the verge of one of the worlds most detrimental natural disasters in history.Read More →
College students and recent graduates are not the only ones having trouble paying off tuition debt. It turns out, the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) program is in deep trouble with the tuition contracts they are obligated to meet.Read More →