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Fast work

 The speed with which the Mississippi Legislature acted to create another avenue for getting broadband access to underserved areas of the state was remarkable.

It showed not only effective lobbying by advocates of lifting the ban on rural electric cooperatives but also how their case was imminently sensible.

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Wanted: Guards and teachers

Typically, the Mississippi Department of Corrections prefers to avoid disclosing its problems. So its announcement last week of a significant staff shortage is one sign that this problem is a serious one.

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Wanted: Guards and teachers

Typically, the Mississippi Department of Corrections prefers to avoid disclosing its problems. So its announcement last week of a significant staff shortage is one sign that this problem is a serious one.

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 Reeves ridiculous on Medicaid

 

Just when it looked as if Mississippi might be warming up — finally — to the unrefutable logic of expanding Medicaid to cover the working poor, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has thrown ice water again on the idea.

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Where is Mississippi’s future heading?

By Charlie Smith

Gross domestic product is the most basic and important measurement of an economy, and a new statistic allows it to be tracked at the local level for the first time.

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