Rapid action on the part of the Mississippi House of Representatives is no guarantee that the tax-reform plan will become law any time soon. The Senate has its own plan on the way—and key leadership have indicated priorities that may differ from the architects of the House bill.
Our new journalistic sheriff is on Mississippi criminal-justice beat to make sure that this problem, and related ones, stay front and center until solutions are engaged. No more closing of the eyes, kicking the problem down the road and media ignoring it. Reporter Kayode Crown is determined to not allow that to happen, and as of Jan. 15, he is a full-time reporter at the Mississippi Free Press.