Posts by Russ Latino

Empower

Never Forget

by Russ Latino

Lt. Col. Jerry Don Dickerson was at work inside the Pentagon on…

Podcast

The Front Porch: College football, 9/11, redemption

by Russ Latino

Last week, Empower Mississippi was recognized for our work on expanding parole…

Work

Empower Testifies on Income Tax Elimination

by Russ Latino

Mississippi needs a spark. Our economy has been stagnant for a decade…

Podcast

The Front Porch: Faith in institutions, tax reform, freedom, live music

by Russ Latino

Something that has been top of mind for me for a while…

Podcast

The Front Porch: health care, income tax repeal, Afghanistan, baseball

by Russ Latino

Of the many things COVID has changed in our lives, the way…

Podcast

Welcome to The Front Porch

by Russ Latino

This week, Empower officially launched our new video and podcast series, The Front…

Work

Mississippi Government Flush with COVID Cash

by Russ Latino

Last week, I talked about the exorbitant sum of federal dollars pouring…

Education, Work

An Avalanche of Federal Dollars

by Russ Latino

Since March of 2020, the federal government has authorized over $13 trillion…

Education

Introducing Empower Fellow Matt Ladner

by Russ Latino

One of the staples of Empower’s business model is focused expertise. It’s…

Education, Justice, Work

Mississippi solutions for Mississippi problems

by Russ Latino

“This is about a high-quality education for every child, meaningful work for…

Work

Gov. Reeves is right to phase out enhanced unemployment benefits

by Russ Latino

The American economy is showing signs of life, but the recovery could…

Work

Regulatory reform can take Mississippi to Mars

by Russ Latino

In 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men…