SB 2342/ SB 2343: Expand hairstyling and cosmetology freedom

Jan 15, 2021 · Empower Mississippi

Senate Bills 2342 and 2343, both sponsored by Sen. Jeremy England, would…


SB 2267: Universal recognition of out-of-state teachers’ licenses

Jan 14, 2021 · Empower Mississippi

Senate Bill 2267, sponsored by Sen. Dennis DeBar, would require the Department…

Press Releases

Repeal the income tax?

Jan 13, 2021 · Empower Mississippi

This year, lawmakers are discussing a repeal of Mississippi’s income tax. This…


But how will we fund government without income taxes?

Jan 13, 2021 · Russ Latino

One of the primary concerns around eliminating the income tax in Mississippi…


NFIB Director: Eliminate state income tax

Jan 12, 2021 · Brett Kittredge

Eliminating the state’s income tax would serve as a springboard to economic…


Lawmakers have another chance to address state’s prisons – before it’s too late

Jan 12, 2021 · Steven Randle

As Mississippi legislators return to begin the 2021 session, much of their…


Property forfeiture too easy in Mississippi

Jan 12, 2021 · J. Robertson

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


SB 2019: Ban The Box for public employers

Jan 8, 2021 · Empower Mississippi

Senate Bill 2019, sponsored by Sen. Tammy Witherspoon, would prohibit public employers…

Justice, Work

The 2021 legislative session begins

Jan 7, 2021 · Brett Kittredge

The Mississippi legislature returned on Tuesday to gavel in the 2021 session….


The need to reform habitual sentences in Mississippi

Jan 7, 2021 · Steven Randle

Mississippi’s sentencing laws include a habitual enhancement which can subject individuals to…


SB 2048: Regulatory reduction pilot program

Jan 7, 2021 · Empower Mississippi

Senate Bill 2048, sponsored by Sen. Kevin Blackwell, would require five state…

Education, Press Releases

We’re Hiring!

Jan 6, 2021 · Joanna Holbert

Director of New Schools Empower Mississippi Foundation Ridgeland, Ms or Virtual Office…