Posts Tagged ‘John C. Stennis Institute of Government’

HARDWICK: Your property’s history

If you live in an older house and are not familiar with its heritage you might want to consider becoming a house detective, so to speak. It’s fun and educational to find out about the history of your property. It takes only one trip to Europe to realize that there is no shortage of currently […] [...]

City operating under ‘throwback’ commission-style government

VICKSBURG — Its cannons, historic homes and landmarks aren’t Vicksburg’s only throwback to history. Its municipal government is a relic from when the city was younger, smaller and the issues confronting city leaders were easier to handle. Since 1913, Vicksburg has operated under the commission form of government approved by the Mississippi Legislature in 1908. […] [...]

MSU’s Quarles honored by ASPA

Lydia Quarles, a senior policy analyst at Mississippi State University’s John C. Stennis Institute of Government and assistant professor in the university’s department of political science and public administration, is receiving a national award for advancing the role of women. The American Society for Public Administration recently selected Quarles for the 2012 Joan Fill Bishop […] [...]

Marty Wiseman, Part 2

JACKSON- John C. Stennis Institute of Government director Marty Wiseman on why he loves Mississippi politics. [...]

Conservative Republicans and judicial activism

The intent was to write a somewhat lighthearted “back to school” column.  But alas, last week a chilly political wind blew across the otherwise parched landscape, and in so doing postponed any attempt at frivolity. Indeed, it seems that everywhere one looked over the past few days Republicans could be seen reversing long-held positions and […] [...]

Marty Wiseman, Part 1

JACKSON- John C. Stennis Institute of Government director Marty Wiseman on the Mississippi flag and the return of state sovereignty. [...]

Two weeks in Washington instructive

There is nothing like back-to-back weeks in Washington in the midst of nationwide partisan political combat to whet the appetite of even the most cynical political junkie. Over the course of rambling over and through Capital Hill and beyond during these two weeks, I became aware of a recurring observation.  The nation’s capital is very […] [...]

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