Joel bomgar, successful tech entrepreneur and state representative from Madison, is leading the charge to bring medical marijuana to Mississippi.
The likely November rematch between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy for one of Mississippi’s U.S. Senate seats is a reminder that Mississippi lacks the power it once had at the nation’s Capitol.
When the Crack cocaine epidemic hit the nation and Jackson in the early 1990s, it was a shock to our society. Gangs increased. Property crimes increased. Addiction increased. Violent crimes increased. The attitude was lock ‘em up, and I was among those leading the charge.