Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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MCPP News & Reports

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HB 1033 A Positive Criminal Justice Reform Measure

Important Bill on Governor's Desk

HB1033 a positive criminal justice reform measure...
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MCPP Praises Passage of Welfare Reforms

"will help more Mississippians move from dependency to dignity, from poverty to prosperity, and from welfare to work."...
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You Won Today! Major Victory in Miss. Legislature

You won today! And Mississippi won today too!...
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HB 1425: Necessary Regulatory Reform

Necessary Regulatory Reform
that Will Protect Consumers and Lower Prices...
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At MJI it is Sunshine Week All Year Long!

Organizations and journalists across the country celebrate "Sunshine Week" this week. We're not talking about daylight savings time. This is a time when citizens and reporters herald our rights and our responsibility to keep government accountable....
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Welfare Fraud Policy Brief

A bill (HB 1090) before the Miss. Senate implements a number of best practices aimed at combatting welfare fraud....

MCPP Commentary

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MCPP On The Radio

See the schedules for Vital Signs Commentaries by Forest Thigpen on radio stations throughout Mississippi....
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Lottery is a new tax on false hope

Op-Ed by Dr. Jameson Taylor...
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Mississippi's secret plan to raise taxes

Op-Ed by Mike Hurst...
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Crime doesn't pay; jobs do

Op-Ed by Forest Thigpen...
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Honor System for Welfare Not Working

Trust, but verify. Seems like commonsense. Unfortunately, government programs are often lacking in common sense....
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Listen Before You Speak

What do you think would happen in our society if we treated people with respect when we disagree with them politically? Instead of name-calling, which is common on social media, or saying their disagreement with us is driven by hatred, what if we actually listened...

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Policy Snapshots - April 24, 2017

Court: IRS must answer conservative group

24 states: half or more babies on Medicaid

Arizona's big school choice victory

Population shifts

Funding Students, Not Districts...
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Policy Snapshots - Can Grammar Be Racist?

Can grammar be racist?

Mississippi charter schools ranked

Federal Trade Commission calls for occupational licensing reform

The Permission Society

Mississippi licensure reform could become national model...
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Policy Snapshots - Welfare Myths, Forfeiture Reform & Don't Touch That Horse

Myths about welfare produce bad policy

Governor approves asset forfeiture reform

Don't touch that horse without a license

Mississippi needs 80,000 more construction workers

Policy Reports on Internet Taxes, Welfare & Licensing Reforms...

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Spendometer: How Fast Does The State Government Spend Your Money? (Click here to find out!)

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