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November 26, 2020

Opinion

Coronavirus warning sirens are blaring all around Tate Reeves, but will he listen and lockdown Mississippi?

If the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread across Mississippi and more people die, you can safely place blame squarely on the man at the top ... Read more

Please don’t forget real heroes of coronavirus crisis

Think the coronavirus lockdown is tough? Worried about running out of toilet paper or whether the exact kind of K-cups or bottled water you want ... Read more

Opinion: Mississippi still haunted by wounds of its dark past

Shortly after relocating to Mississippi last summer, I came face-to-face with the state’s racist past and the inescapable reality of its existing racial tensions. Here ... Read more

Doctor in your pocket: C Spire, UMMC partner on tech app to bring house calls to your phone

Back in the 1930 and 40s, most doctors visited sick patients in their homes with hands-on diagnosis and prescriptions for maladies ranging from a sore ... Read more

Wicker: Americans should celebrate strong economy, excellent jobs growth

Americans have much to celebrate in today’s economy. Our country continues its longest economic expansion in history. Unemployment is at or near 50-year lows, particularly ... Read more

Opinion: Proposal to reform healthcare in Mississippi more like PenceCare than Obamacare

Vice President Pence, when he was Governor of Indiana, enacted a conservative brand of Medicaid reform for his state. The Mississippi Hospital Association, at the ... Read more

Analysis: In Mississippi, work to aid families could be key to success

Analysis: Effort to aid families could be key in Mississippi After a year of pilot programs, the leaders of an initiative to strengthen troubled Mississippi ... Read more

Take the poll: Is Tate Reeves too ‘cocky’ to be governor? Columnist asks

A guest columnist published an opinion piece this week in The Clarion Ledger newspaper headlined: “Tate Reeves may be in trouble. Mississippi doesn’t like cocky.” ... Read more

Opinion: Governor candidates split on school voucher issue; Where does your top pick stand on matter?

Several candidates for Mississippi governor have answered a questionnaire from a public education advocacy group called The Parents’ Campaign, but Republican Tate Reeves has not. ... Read more

Analysis: Attorneys argue over future of abortion in Mississippi

In 2015, on the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide, Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said: “I am as committed ... Read more

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