Editorials


STATE BADLY NEEDS LIMITS ON LOBBYING: Mississippi only needs to look to Louisiana for ideas

By STAFF REPORTS,

Here’s a tip for Mississippi lawmakers when considering limits on gifts to public officials: If something’s illegal in let-the-good-times-roll Louisiana, it probably should be here, too.

The Clarion Ledger had a solid report this week about the way Mississippi universities court favor with key elected officials. 




Another constitutional convention is irresponsible

By STAFF REPORTS,

Since its ratification in 1789, the U. S. Constitution has been amended 27 times. The last time in 1992, when the Constitution was amended to delay any Congressional pay raise until after the next election.

There are two ways to amend the Constitution: Congress can propose an amendment with a two-thirds vote in each chamber.







A Mississippi blessing

By STAFF,

The Columbus tornadoes last weekend are a reminder that Mississippi has the highest per capita deaths from tornadoes of any state in the country at 132 deaths per million residents.

Our prayers are extended to the family of Ashley Pounds who lost her life. 

We pray the church that was destroyed will rebuild quickly. 





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