Posts by J. Robertson

Employability

What the 2020 Election Could Mean for Mississippi

by J. Robertson

The first Presidential Debate of 2020 was contentious, to say the least….

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New Employer Survey Details Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic and Outlines Policy Solutions

by J. Robertson

Since the coronavirus pandemic struck Mississippi, business owners across that state have…

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New virtual check-in policy improves work prospects

by J. Robertson

In 2018, the Mississippi legislature passed HB 387, a bill aimed at…

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Worsen Mississippi’s Prison Crisis 

by J. Robertson

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic could dramatically exacerbate Mississippi’s prison crisis. State and…

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Number of Mississippians Working is the Lowest in the Country

by J. Robertson

New data released by the federal government shows that Mississippi’s Employment Rate…

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Governor Tate Reeves on Prison Reform

by J. Robertson

On Monday afternoon, newly inaugurated Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves delivered his State…

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Solutions for Mississippi’s prison crisis

by J. Robertson

Mississippi’s prisons are in crisis. The state has a moral and constitutional…

Employability

How This Law is Giving More Mississippians a Fresh Start

by J. Robertson

This year, the Mississippi legislature passed Senate Bill 2781, called the Fresh…

Employability

Mississippi’s Crime Rate is Down

by J. Robertson

Crime in Mississippi is down. In their annual report released this week,…

Employability

Mississippi is Leading the Nation in Driver’s License Reform

by J. Robertson

In Mississippi, driving a car is the primary form of transportation. In…

Employability

Empower Mississippi Supports Fresh Start Act

by J. Robertson

Empower Mississippi joined a number of organizations in thanking Governor Phil Bryant…

Employability

The 2019 Criminal Justice Reform Bill: What’s in It?

by J. Robertson

The legislature passed a criminal justice reform bill this session. Here’s what’s…