Mississippi State Government & Agencies
BPF strives to inform citizens and elected officials on its views regarding public policies that benefit or cause hard to Mississippi's economic condition. Bigger Pie believes sound public policy grounded in fiscal responsibility is a cornerstone to successful communities.
Mississippi’s Attorney General is suing companies and reaching settlements that funnel money to his favorite pet projects – such as the Financial Literacy Program. The Clarion Ledger ran an opinion piece outlining how those settlements violated the state constitution and were bad policy.
Mississippi is now the 18th state to pass civil asset forfeiture reform.
Filmmakers coming to Mississippi will no longer receive a handout from taxpayers and Magnolia State brewers moved closer to being able to sell their beer on site.
In a recent edition of The Clarion-Ledger, state Sen. David Blount, D-Jackson, suggested that the state buy more buildings in Jackson instead of leasing office space for state employees from private landlords.
When Mississippi Power needs something from the Legislature, it isn’t bashful about spending the lobbying dollars needed to get it done.
The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi is in serious jeopardy, as the number of retirees increase and the unfunded liabilities continue to grow.