Posts Tagged ‘Mark Baker’

Criminal justice legislation moves forward

JACKSON — A bill that supporters say could make Mississippi’s criminal justice system more efficient and cut prison costs by hundreds of millions of dollars is one step from going to Gov. Phil Bryant. The House and Senate yesterday both passed the final version of House Bill 585. The House held it for the possibility […] [...]

February 15, 2013- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Adrienne Wooten, education, Mark Baker, pre-K

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Few issues are more important for the state than healthcare

There are few issues that are more important or pressing for Mississippi businesses and consumers than the question of health care. As most of us are aware, the Magnolia State ranks far down the list in terms of the health of our population. Obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer — these are generally more impacting on […] [...]

Current tort damages cap statute likely to remain as-is

by Clay Chandler Published: September 2,2012

Tags: judiciary, Mark Baker, Mississippi Supreme Court, tort reform

The Mississippi Supreme Court declined in late August to say whether the state’s $1 million cap on noneconomic damages in civil cases is constitutional. If and when the court takes up the matter in the future, justices will most likely be examining the same law then as they did recently. The current law is sound […] [...]

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