Posts by J. Robertson

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Property forfeiture too easy in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

A new report has been released that gives Mississippi a bad grade…

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Alabama Reels from Federal Lawsuit, Could Mississippi be Next?

by J. Robertson

Last week, the United States Department of Justice filed a federal lawsuit…

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Latest data show Mississippi’s criminal justice reforms are working

by J. Robertson

When Mississippi policymakers first considered a slate of criminal justice reforms in…

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Is Mississippi’s violent crime rate high?

by J. Robertson

Is Mississippi’s violent crime rate high? The real answer might surprise you….

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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…

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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…