Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bryant Recommends Frugal Budget

Governor Phil Bryant has recommended a frugal, balanced budget to the Legislature, saying “We must take a balanced approach and spend only the money we have.” Highlights of his recommendation include: • $24 million in new spending to improve education … Continue reading

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No Deal Better Than Temp Deal

As Europe forces austerity on debt-ridden Greece, our leaders hesitate to force austerity…and fiscal responsibility…on debt-threatened America. Talks in Washington last week focused on how to avoid the fiscal cliff and it’s forced austerity, not how to use it as … Continue reading

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Bush and Barbour Tout Immigration Reform

Mississippi may have had little to do with national election results, but could have great impact on the future of the Republican Party. That impact may come from former Governor Haley Barbour in concert with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. … Continue reading

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PERS Has Another Bad Year

It’s time for the PERS Board and Executive Director to fess up to the serious problems facing the state retirement system. It’s time for the Legislature to put politics aside and face up to these problems. It’s time for us … Continue reading

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