Education

Teachers Deserve Appreciation

Russ Latino

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s well deserved. Mississippi’s educators play…

Empower

Mississippi mourns the loss of Wirt A. Yerger, Jr.

Grant Callen

Today Mississippi lost a giant of a man – my friend, political…

Work

Does occupational licensing protect the public?

Conor Norris

Despite the costs associated with occupational licensing, it still may be the…

Empower

Elon to the rescue….

Russ Latino

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Elon Musk? Not too long…

Justice

News laws make it easier to find and keep employment

Brett Kittredge

Over the past month, Gov. Tate Reeves has signed three bills that…

Work

Alternatives to occupational licensing

Brett Kittredge

Although it has become the default, occupational licensing is not the only…

Press Releases

Thigpen named Senior Advisor at Empower

Empower Mississippi

Empower Mississippi welcomes Forest Thigpen to its growing team. In his capacity…

Education

How the Mississippi School Finder can help you make school decisions this year

Elyse Marcellino

You are not alone in your school search. The Mississippi School Finder…

Education, Your Story

“The system did not allow me to do my job”

Joanna Holbert

Veteran teacher Joseph Herrington walked out of his classroom after 27 years…

Work

Mississippi on verge of regaining all jobs lost

Brett Kittredge

Two years later, Mississippi is on pace to become the 12th state…

Education

Bringing an “Intense Emerald Green” to Mississippi

Matt Ladner

During the filming of the American film classic Oh Brother Where Art…

Work

The growth of occupational licensing

Conor Norris

Occupational licensing laws are passed by states, setting minimum standards for workers…