Mississippi Lifts Jackson Boil Water Notice For First Time Since July 29
The Mississippi State Department of Health today lifted a boil water notice for the entire City of Jackson for the first time since July 29, 2022. Gov. Tate Reeves announced at a press conference today.
Coalition: Auditor’s ‘Fatherlessness’ Report ‘Irresponsible,’ Blames Individuals Over Systems
The Mississippi Economic Inclusion Coalition submitted this MFP Voices column in response to State Auditor Shad White’s report, “Dads Matter: The Taxpayer Cost of Fatherlessness,” writing that “good leaders are solution-oriented and often self-assess before passing the blame onto others.” But, they write, in this case, White missed the mark.
Jackson Businesses Now Eligible For Up to $2 Million in Federal Disaster Loans
Jackson businesses that have suffered losses amid the Mississippi capital city’s ongoing water crisis will be able to apply for as much as $2 million in federal Economic Injury Disaster loans, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Wednesday.