‘Canary in the Coal Mine’: Ted Henifin on the Jackson Water Crisis

Ted Henifin’s years of public utilities expertise made him the U.S. DOJ’s pick for leadership as Jackson’s new “interim third party manager,” a role with unique autonomy from both the City of Jackson and the State of Mississippi. He spoke to the Mississippi Free Press just ahead of a windfall of federal funds-and a dangerous winter storm.

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Judge Carlton W Reeves

‘How Much Is Enough?’ State, Feds Debate Mental Health System

Parties to a long-debated lawsuit against Mississippi’s mental health-care system made their final appeals to District Court Judge Carlton Reeves yesterday, setting the stage for his judgment on how Mississippi will mend its community mental-health offerings in accordance with the U.S. Constitution.

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