Work

New report shows state was right to free beauty professions from licensure

Brett Kittredge

A new report uncovering the cost – and associated debt burden –…

Empower

Now Hiring: Director of Education

Empower Mississippi

Our mission is to help every Mississippian rise by removing barriers to…

Justice, Your Story

Helping people find freedom

Joanna Holbert

“We are helping people find freedom.” That’s how Tommy Wilson describes the…

Justice

The Equal Act would close crack, cocaine sentencing disparity

Steven Randle

Mandatory minimums, three-strike rules, and expanded felony classifications created a time of…

Press Releases

Empower name inaugural Rise Award recipients

Empower Mississippi

Empower Mississippi has awarded Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, Speaker Philip Gunn, and…

Education

Mississippi the Largest Decline in Enrollment in the Fall of 2020

Matt Ladner

Mississippi had the nation’s fastest-improving school system before the pandemic, but also…

Education, Your Story

Educator hopes to open charters in Columbus and Jackson

Joanna Holbert

Students in Columbus and in Jackson could soon have another option when…

Empower

Now Hiring

Empower Mississippi

Empower Mississippi is in search of a full-time Executive Assistant to the…

Work

The bi-partisan push to limit excessive licensing

Brett Kittredge

A new executive order from the Biden administration targets occupational licensing, saying…

Justice, Your Story

Family receives the news they were hoping for

Brett Kittredge

Richard Michael Moore has received parole a week after the Mississippi Earned…

Work

Louisiana, many others, adopt significant tax reform in 2021

Brett Kittredge

We may call 2021 the year of tax cuts with states across…

Justice, Work

Occupational licensing recognition, parole reform highlight new laws

Brett Kittredge

New laws that will expand worker freedom and take new steps toward…