Opinion


Cutting Medicaid is pound-foolish

By TIM KALICH,

The Mississippi Legislature is wrestling with a number of huge issues this year. Is there a better way to calculate funding for the state’s public schools? Should the state start a lottery to try to shore up its finances? Is it finally ready to start putting real money into repairing or replacing its deteriorating roads and bridges?






Public education funding must be a priority at state

By PAT BROWN,

W e have a bit of a hard time figuring how the Missississippi Legislature would vote to fund a new type mechinism for public education when they had one in place for 20 plus years and only fully funded it two times in that time period.  What makes this even more interesting is the fact that it will cost more than what is currently be funded by





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