Hope Credit Union CEO Bill Bynum Gets $250,000 Heinz Award for the Economy

Heinz Endowments honors Hope Credit Union CEO Bill Bynum for bringing attention to the problem of financial access for the people in the Deep South. The organization added that Bynum received the award for his work at the helm of Hope Credit Union and for combating race, gender and locational barriers to wealth. 

Mississippi Votes Fights to Revive the Ballot Initiative Process 

Mississippians used the ballot-initiative process to get medical-marijuana legalization on the ballot in 2020, but the Mississippi Supreme Court blocked it. Mississippi Votes Executive Director Arekia Bennett plans to work alongside allies and partners to ensure that the State fully restores the ballot-initiative process for the citizens of our Magnolia State.