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The Mississippi Constitution has no provision for allowing voters to decide any public policy matter except amendments to the state Constitution. Yet, twice the legislature has asked voters for their opinion by use of an election ballot. Both times, in 2001 and now in 2020, the question has been on the design of the state flag.
Back in 2017, the MS Office of the State Auditor criticized some of the Mississippi Department of Education’s procurement practices that could lead to corruption. So did the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review with another report.
This year, Mississippi is scheduled to borrow $86 million for brick and mortar projects at the state’s eight public universities in the midst of a game-changing pandemic.
As prescribed in Amendments XII & XX to the U.S. Constitution, Donald Trump’s current term ends at noon on January 20, 2021 whether he wins or loses the 2020 vote of the Electors or whether the outcome is unclear.
“In theory, there’s no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.” Yogi Berra was right. Presidential adviser Dr. Fauci is wrong.
The state auditor’s office has released its plan on how it plans to audit the $1.25 billion in federal funds sent to Mississippi. The department has already created a new website to allow citizens to track the spending of each dollar.