A dubious major

When Gov. Tate Reeves, during his State of the State address last month, took a jab at gender studies majors, the governor may not have realized that this course of study is not just offered on the West Coast.

PERS isn't keeping up

The Bigger Pie Forum, a Jackson organization that advocates good government, has identified two “structural impediments” in the Public Employees Retirement System that prevent it from producing all the money it needs for Mississippi’s retired public workers.

End the campaign slush funds

A couple of years ago, after lawmakers and others in Mississippi government were shamed by the revelation of how much campaign money they were using to pay for clothes, cars, apartments and other personal perks, the Legislature tightened up on how the donations could be used.