STARKVILLE — A Democratic New Jersey congressman recently vented his contempt for so-called ‘moocher states’ like Mississippi that receive more money from the federal government than they send back to Washington in the form of taxes.
Some Louisiana lawmakers shook up the establishment this week, and there really isn’t a more encouraging sign. This isn’t about the law itself but rather their willingness to go against their party’s national stance and not back down when criticized.
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s life will be remembered for its devotion to Mississippi and gentlemanly approach to solving the problems this nation faces.
Parents looking for something fun to do this summer can find two great children’s museums within an easy drive of Columbia.
The Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson and the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport both pack in an amazing amount of things that kids love to do in unique buildings.
Even if U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves were sympathetic to the pro-life movement, which he doesn’t appear to be, he would still have had no choice. Unless he wanted to be a renegade jurist, he had to reject last week Mississippi’s effort to outlaw abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected.
The real third-gate has slammed shut in Mississippi, with 25.5 percent across the state not scoring high enough to pass to fourth grade in their first of three attempts.
STARKVILLE – As noted more often than this writer cares to remember, the fact is that public health care for Mississippi’s poor, working poor, uninsured or underinsured is in the poorest state in the union an expense that will ultimately be borne by the taxpayers.