The Mississippi Ethics Commission has cleared House Speaker Philip Gunn’s chief of staff to leave his full-time job but continue working for the state as a $10,000 per month contract worker while running a consulting business related to energy efficiency.
For the past couple of weeks, there have been a lot of random thoughts going through my head.
Most of them have revolved around one word — why?
In my own head, I have reminded myself of a little kid responding to everything he hears with a simple “but why?”
Boards of Supervisors in Mississippi typically have good insights on what rural areas in the state need. Supervisors have daily interactions with people at the grassroots level — and are often the first to get a call when someone has a problem in their community.