Consider This Editorial

  Consider This: Jackson State Stadium

The state of Mississippi has a very valuable piece of property right in the middle of the Jackson medical corridor.

  Consider This: Changes Coming To Mississippi

With political gridlock getting so much attention, it’s nice to see our state leaders working together to pass some commonsense legislation.

  Consider This: Jackson State Law Enforcement Training

It’s no secret Jackson is struggling to develop a plan to make the city safe and address the excessive, violent crime.

  Consider This: Cell Phone Distracted Driving

Some studies show texting and driving can be as dangerous as impaired driving, yet the state legislature refuses to address this issue.

  Consider This: Funds for Jackson

Implementing a long-term fix would be great news for the people of Jackson and the businesses that invest in the capital city.

  Consider This: Good Comes from Fixing Bad

It is not complicated. Fix the bad and the good will follow.

  Consider This: Jackson: Three Priorities, That’s It

The work needs to start now to make sure when it does happen the city, its people and its businesses don’t find themselves in this critical situation again.

  Consider This: State Income Tax

Eliminating the state income tax is a great political soundbite, but that can’t happen without a plan to make up the deficit.

  Consider This: Jackson Crime Needs Attention Now

The city needs to stop pussyfooting around hoping things will get better.

  Consider This: There is a Crime Epidemic in Jackson

We haven’t even made it through the first month of the year and 12 people have been murdered in Jackson.

  Consider This: Mississippi Highway Patrol Interstate Response

The Mississippi Highway Patrol can’t respond to incidents in cities with populations greater than 15,000.

  Consider This: Time for a Third Political Party

With two dominant parties, the gridlock and animosity will continue and that’s bad news for all of us.

  Consider This: God Bless America

What happened this week is a low point in our country.

  Consider This: Holiday Giving

This has been a tough year for a lot of people.

  Consider This: Jackson’s Real Time Command Center

Jackson is now rated one of the most dangerous cities in America.

  Consider This: Listen to Health Officials

This week Mississippi hit a new record for COVID cases in one day.

  Consider This: Crisis at the Medical Examiner’s Office

There is a crisis at the Medical Examiner’s office at the Mississippi Crime Lab.

  Consider This: Ballot Initiatives

Congratulations, Mississippi, on making our state a better place. Job well done.

  Consider This: Crime in Jackson

There have been more murders in Jackson in 2020 than any year in history.

  Guest Editorial: Mike Hurst states Jackson is experiencing 'an historic epidemic of violence’

He says at this rate, Jackson could potentially witness 128 murders by the end of the year.

  Consider This: Statewide Ballot Measure

Let’s get another albatross off our backs. When you go to the polls on November 3rd, vote “Yes” on Ballot Measure 2.

  Consider This: State Flag

In less than five weeks, you get to determine if this flag becomes our new state flag.

  Consider This: Fix The ABC

Like many things in Mississippi that need to be updated to reflect the world of today, the ABC is one of those.

  Consider This: Medical Marijuana Initiative

In November, you will have the opportunity to vote for or against a medical marijuana proposal.

  Consider This: Stand Up For Local Victims

If you care about Jackson, get up, speak up, take action, and do something to stop the killing.

  Consider This: Parking Meters

It is one small accomplishment, but remember, you must figure out all the small pieces before you can finish the entire puzzle.

  Consider This: Police Funding

Some cities, including Jackson, are seeing an increase in crime as criminals become more emboldened - putting an increased demand on the police force.

  Guest Editorial: Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann

"We will return to normal life and we will continue to build a better Mississippi."

  Consider This: The New Flag Design

If you give us a crappy option, there’s a good chance you’ll be working on the next design starting the second week of November.

  Consider This: Wear Your Mask

The spread of the virus will not slow down unless we all work together to make it happen.

  Consider This: Maximize the Opportunity

With this albatross off our back, we can now create a new welcome mat for our state.

  Consider This: Leadership

When companies face challenging decisions, it takes strong, steady leadership to navigate those situations and come out better on the other side.

  Consider This: It Must Happen

Our state is being held back and it will only get worse if we do not quickly replace our state banner.

  Guest Editorial: Andy Taggart on the state flag

Retiring the current flag isn’t about erasing history, but putting it where it belongs — in classrooms and museums — places where people can learn about the flag and its role in our state’s history

  Consider This: Moving Forward on the Flag

If you want to see a new flag now, contact your state legislator, especially if that person is a Republican. They need to hear from you.

  Consider This: Change the Flag

Mississippi is the only state that still has a Confederate emblem as part of its flag.

  Consider This: Permanent Daylight-Saving Time

The state legislature is back in session and will be dealing with some significant challenges over the coming months.

  Consider This: Memorial Day

This Monday, Memorial Day recognizes the men and women who were also on the frontlines.

  Consider This: 2020 Census

There is something happening right now that is very, very important especially for Mississippi.

  Consider This: Thank You, Nurses

Each year we celebrate this group of healthcare providers during National Nurses Week.

  Consider This: Senior Salute

If you have a high school senior in your family, you know they are missing out on many rituals that have been around for decades.