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BILL CRAWFORD: Are big money tax policies best for Mississippi?

As tax collections continue to falter, threatening more mid-year budget cuts, our legislative leaders scurry to shore up the brilliance of their tax cut agenda.    They brought in an “outside expert” to say they’re on the right track.    Nicole Kaeding, an economist with the Tax Foundation, told them that adding more consumption taxes and reducing corporate taxes is ...

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#justsayin’ takes a look at Trump’s visit to Jackson

Cartoonist Ford Williams takes a look at Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump’s visit to Jackson, Mississippi. Ford is a 2016 honors graduate of Jackson Academy where he was named Most Talented and selected to the Hall of Fame.  He is the recipient of numerous Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, including three Gold Keys, one Silver Key and three Honorable ...

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Flag issue no show at Neshoba County Fair

By BOBBY HARRISON A litany of conservative issues dominated the speech-making last week at the annual Neshoba County Fair political speakings, ranging from opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion to support for gun rights and tax cuts. But nary a word was spoken from the stage of the tin-roofed Founders Square Pavilion about a controversial issue facing the state that splits ...

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#justsayin — New cartoon series appears in the MBJ

The Mississippi Business Journal is launching a new cartoon series entitled #justsayin by Ford Williams of Ridgeland.  The irregular and slightly irreverent cartoon series reflects the world views of a Generation Z cartoonist. The first cartoon in the series is in this edition, the first day of the 2016 Neshoba County Fair.  The setting of the cartoon is the Fair’s ...

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Gov. Bryant meets with Donald Trump in New York

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant was among a group of Republican governors meeting with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Bryant met with Trump in New York Tuesday alongside Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. Spokesman Clay Chandler declined to say what Bryant and Trump discussed. Chandler says Bryant was ...

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