Tag Archives: Tate Reeves

Report on Mississippi’s economy has poor cause, effect relations

June 13, 2013

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Nancy Anderson, MBJ contributing columnist

I did a double-take when I picked up my morning Clarion-Ledger. The headline read, “Mississippi’s Economic Outlook Ranks in Top 10 Nationally, Annual Report Says.” Seriously? While I love trumpeting good news about my state, I’m no Pollyanna. Was this a Rip Van Winkle thing? Did I go to sleep for 20 years and miss […]

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UPDATED: Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves living in glass house on issues

January 2, 2013

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Nancy Anderson, MBJ contributing columnist

So the State legislature finally decided to pony up additional money to fund PERS appropriately. Their portion will increase from 14.26 percent to 15.75 percent. Of course, had they been funding it all along as outlined by the actuaries, this big jump would not be necessary. And how will the State of Mississippi come up […]

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Reeves fails to help his state, needs a lesson in ‘basic finance’

May 22, 2012

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Well, the legislators have packed up and gone home. As I survey the wasteland of passed and failed bills, I wonder if these folks have a clue about the dire straits many Mississippi families find themselves still in. While they were arguing about immigration and charter schools and abortion, while they were poring over redistricting […]

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