Justice

Bill providing driver’s license for ex-offenders leaving prison signed into law

Empower Mississippi

Legislation that will provide a provisional driver’s license to formerly incarcerated individuals…

Justice

Justice reform bills could provide significant savings for Mississippi taxpayers

J. Robertson

The Mississippi legislature is currently considering several bills aimed at reforming the…

Work, Your Story

State puts dreams, and career, on hold

Joanna Holbert

Karrece Stewart’s dreams are on hold. They aren’t on hold because plans…

Justice, Your Story

Staring at the death penalty

Joanna Holbert

“I know he’s bad, but he’s a good boy.” Those words spoken…

Work

Governor signs expanded scope of practice for optometrists into law

Empower Mississippi

A bill that will expand the scope of practice for optometrists has…

Work

Universal recognition a big win for Mississippi

Conor Norris

After the Senate passed House Bill 1263 a couple weeks ago, the…

Justice

Driver’s license for ex-offenders leaving prison advances

Empower Mississippi

Legislation that will provide a provisional driver’s license to formerly incarcerated individuals…

Work

House sends universal recognition bill to governor

Empower Mississippi

Legislation that will recognize occupational licenses obtained in another state, making it…

Justice

How the Parole Board makes decisions

Joanna Holbert

It’s a busy day at the Mississippi Parole Board. Cases are stacked…

Justice

Lives thrown away. Families torn apart.

Steven Randle

Disproportionately long prison sentences do not enhance public safety. But they do…

Work

Leading National and State Conservative Groups Join Forces in Support of Income Tax Elimination

Empower Mississippi

Today, Empower Mississippi joined Americans for Tax Reform, The American Conservative Union,…

Justice

Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act moving

Empower Mississippi

Pending legislation that has passed the House and Senate would establish a…