It's a sad state of affairs when a Trump administration generally hellbent on deregulation has to press Mississippi to address its horrendous roads-and-bridges infrastructure situation. Yesterday, Gov. Bryant, citing inaction by local jurisdictions, declared an unprecedented state of emergency and ordered the Department of Transportation to shut down 83 dangerously deteriorated county bridges; more bridges … Continue reading Fed pressure prompts Bryant to declare state of emergency for deteriorating Mississippi bridges
At its most recent meeting, the board of directors of the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers adopted the following position statement: The current U.S. health care system is broken. Despite the advances of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans remain uninsured, and many millions more are underinsured, unable to afford … Continue reading NASW Mississippi Chapter wants universal health care
Cuts to taxes and state social services? Social workers aren't happy - and Mississippians will suffer.
House District 102 election: Low voter turnout and a missed opportunity to challenge the Republican super-majority.
More state cuts and a commitment to kill Obamacare undermine the "good news" and show that the people in power do not care for our collective well-being.
Congress' stripping tens of millions of Americans of health insurance is not "representation" or "reform," particularly for poor and health-compromised Mississippians.
Electing social workers creates office-holders committed to the needs of all, not just the elite. Here's your chance to support one.
Fewer tax dollars, fewer services for the common good - there's not nearly enough lipstick for the ugly pig that is Mississippi.
Starving the state of much-needed public services is nothing new. It's the same sad story from Mississippi's political leadership.
STDs are a public health disaster in Mississippi. Charging for tests will only make it worse, but blame legislative cuts that leave the Department of Health no choice.