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Restoration of Mississippi’s ballot initiative process should be on voter’s agenda in 2023

Statewide elections will be on the ballot later this year for all state eight statewide executive branch offices, ...

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Global agriculture markets have substantial impacts on local Mississippi communities

Even before global headlines seized on the fact that for the first time in a half-century, China’s mammoth ...

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McCarthy’s politically expensive election as House Speaker leaves a hard road forward

American citizens last week learned a new phrase in the nation’s political lexicon, one not heard 14 consecutive ...

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Decades in the making, Jackson’s infrastructure woes won’t be quickly or easily solved

Like seemingly every other facet of American society these days, when it comes to both the national media ...

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Once again, Mississippi’s ‘open’ primary statute debated after tight second primary

Last week’s Republican congressional primaries in Mississippi’s Third and Fourth congressional districts pointed up some political realities that ...

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Want a neat, antiseptic death penalty policy? That’s never been how Death Row works

In some circles in recent weeks, there seems to be some unease about the approach of a new ...

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The partisan standoff over funding: The uncertain future of the Social Security program

Stop the presses: Democrats and Republicans disagree over the future of what used to be called “the third ...

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A surprising week in Mississippi politics revolves around entrenched division, apathy

From the U.S. Capitol to rural polling places in Mississippi in midterm congressional primaries, it has been a ...

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Readers ponder the future of how we pay for future road and bridge maintenance

After a recent column on the soaring retail cost of gasoline and the concomitant impact those prices have ...

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Justice Scalia’s words on Second Amendment absolutism are true and prophetic

On the brutal reality of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting – and all the others in our country ...

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