MississippiCenterforPublicPolicy

MCPP In The News – Summer 2017

MCPP In The News
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Dr. Jameson Taylor discusses what escape hatches are available from Obamacare. 
 Mike Hurst argues against the Department of Revenue’s unconstitutional agreement with Amazon.
  • Read More. The Clarion-Ledger – May 12, 2017
 Charlie Mitchell highlights MCPP transparency efforts on seethespending.org.
  • Read More. DeSoto Times-Tribune – May 17, 2017
 Dr. Jameson Taylor demonstrates why a state lottery would be a new and damaging tax.
  • Read More. The Clarion-Ledger – May 21, 2017
 MCPP comments on the Fifth Circuit’s affirmation of Mississippi’s freedom of conscience law.
  • Read More. U.S. News & World Report – June 22, 2017
 Forest Thigpen explains the internet sales tax.
 Daniel Ashford advocates for reasonable licensing standards for those with a criminal conviction.
 Daniel Ashford wants Mississippi universities to protect free speech rights.
  • Read More. The Clarion-Ledger – July 14, 2017
 Dr. Jameson Taylor calls out the Clarion-Ledger for its incomplete reporting on Medicaid.
  • Read More. The Clarion-Ledger – July 28, 2017
 Dr. Jameson Taylor agrees Mississippi is overpaying its State Superintendent of Education.
  • Read More. Education Week – August 29, 2017
 Dr. Jameson Taylor explains why raising the minimum wage is a “horrible idea,” leaving MPB host Karen Brown speechless. …
  • Tune in: minute 13:22 to 18:25. Mississippi Edition, MPB – September 7, 2017
 Mike Hurst celebrates MJI’s significant win for transparency at the Mississippi Supreme Court.
  • Read More. Sun Herald – September 7, 2017
 Dr. Jameson Taylor discusses how Congress’ failure to repeal Obamacare is encouraging states to look at certificate of need requirements.
  • Read More. The Clarion-Ledger – September 10, 2017