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.
Prosperity for the poor? Pure presidential poppycock.
From tone-deaf comments to the failure to expand Medicaid to cuts to state services, Jackson is a swamp in need of draining.
$20M less for mental health! Downgraded credit rating! Less money, less government, more happiness for our public officials.
Our incredible shrinking government is more likely to trigger a financial crisis than economic growth.
Cuts to services and infrastructure? Elected leaders say this wrecking of the state government is the people's will.
Closed-door deals. Failed legislation. The Legislature lacks transparency and fails to take care of its business.
As cuts continue, it's clear "do more with less" is not a fiscal strategy.