Mississippi Legislature Not Yet A ‘Public Body’ After Legislation Fails: ‘There’s Always Next Year’
Mississippi Free Press’ attorney Rob McDuff said in a May 2022 statement that the Mississippi Open Meetings Act requires that other meetings of legislators, like the Republican Caucus, be open to the public when they constitute a quorum and are discussing public business.”
Mississippi Lawmakers Trying to Take Over Jackson Water Funds, Federal Manager Warns
Both federal manager Ted Henifin and the Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba are warning that state politicians are attempting to take over Jackson’s water system, along with hundreds of millions in federal funds meant for repairing it.
Mississippi Needs Tax Credits For Children and Working Families, Not Tax Cuts For The Rich
Rep. Zakiya Summers encourages Mississippi legislators to create a fairer and smarter tax policy, not just more tax cuts for the wealthy.