Justice, Press Releases

Criminal justice reform measures advance in House and Senate

Empower Mississippi

The Mississippi House and Senate have continued to advance a number of…

Justice, Your Story

“There is always hope”

Joanna Holbert

“Goodwill gave me a career.” That’s something Jessica Maxwell-Flowers never dreamed possible…

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Parole reform is needed in Mississippi. And new legislation is moving.

Steven Randle

Dangerous overpopulation crisis. Department of Justice investigation. Rehabilitation. Public safety. Recidivism. Mississippi…

Education

Universal recognition for teachers moving in legislature

Empower Mississippi

Legislation that would allow teachers who received their license in another state…

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Senate advances universal recognition bill

Empower Mississippi

The Senate has advanced legislation that will require the state to recognize…

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Expanded scope of practice for optometrists sent to governor

Empower Mississippi

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

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Justice reform: The cost of doing nothing

J. Robertson

Many bills considered by the legislature come with a price tag. Whether…

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Approaching the home stretch

Steven Randle

Today is the 60th day of the 2021 Mississippi legislative session, and…

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Mississippi’s regulations lead to fewer jobs, more poverty

Brett Kittredge

New data shows that federal regulations have led to more people living…

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Full practice authority for nurse practitioners died. The need remains.

Brett Kittredge

A measure to grant nurse practitioners full practice authority is dead after…

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Now is the time to adopt universal licensing

Conor Norris

Mississippi has the chance to become the first state in the south…

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The business of grace

Joanna Holbert

Heath Ferguson is in the business of offering grace. Why? Because grace…