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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.
Published April 8, 2021 at 8:22 PM
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.
Published March 25, 2021 at 6:56 PM
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.
Published March 18, 2021 at 8:18 PM
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.
Published March 11, 2021 at 7:22 PM
Consider This: Good Comes from Fixing Bad
It is not complicated. Fix the bad and the good will follow.
Published March 4, 2021 at 10:58 PM
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.
Published February 25, 2021 at 9:08 PM
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.
Published February 11, 2021 at 7:04 PM
Consider This: Jackson Crime Needs Attention Now
The city needs to stop pussyfooting around hoping things will get better.
Published February 4, 2021 at 6:45 PM
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.
Published January 28, 2021 at 7:17 PM
Consider This: Mississippi Highway Patrol Interstate Response
The Mississippi Highway Patrol can’t respond to incidents in cities with populations greater than 15,000.
Published January 21, 2021 at 6:08 PM
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.
Published January 14, 2021 at 6:55 PM
Consider This: God Bless America
What happened this week is a low point in our country.
Published January 7, 2021 at 6:09 PM
Consider This: Holiday Giving
This has been a tough year for a lot of people.
Published December 17, 2020 at 9:15 PM
Consider This: Jackson’s Real Time Command Center
Jackson is now rated one of the most dangerous cities in America.
Published December 10, 2020 at 7:37 PM
Consider This: Listen to Health Officials
This week Mississippi hit a new record for COVID cases in one day.
Published December 3, 2020 at 10:15 PM
Consider This: Crisis at the Medical Examiner’s Office
There is a crisis at the Medical Examiner’s office at the Mississippi Crime Lab.
Published November 19, 2020 at 8:55 PM
Consider This: Ballot Initiatives
Congratulations, Mississippi, on making our state a better place. Job well done.
Published November 5, 2020 at 11:36 PM
Consider This: Crime in Jackson
There have been more murders in Jackson in 2020 than any year in history.
Published October 29, 2020 at 9:45 PM
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.
Published October 22, 2020 at 5:50 PM
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.
Published October 15, 2020 at 9:46 PM
Consider This: State Flag
In less than five weeks, you get to determine if this flag becomes our new state flag.
Published October 1, 2020 at 9:39 PM
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.
Published September 24, 2020 at 6:39 PM
Consider This: Medical Marijuana Initiative
In November, you will have the opportunity to vote for or against a medical marijuana proposal.
Published September 17, 2020 at 8:18 PM
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.
Published September 10, 2020 at 9:58 PM
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.
Published September 3, 2020 at 9:39 PM
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.
Published August 27, 2020 at 10:07 PM
Guest Editorial: Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann
"We will return to normal life and we will continue to build a better Mississippi."
Published August 20, 2020 at 7:55 PM
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.
Published July 16, 2020 at 8:34 PM
Consider This: Wear Your Mask
The spread of the virus will not slow down unless we all work together to make it happen.
Published July 9, 2020 at 8:00 PM
Consider This: Maximize the Opportunity
With this albatross off our back, we can now create a new welcome mat for our state.
Published July 4, 2020 at 11:52 AM
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.
Published June 25, 2020 at 5:48 PM
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.
Published June 23, 2020 at 5:52 PM
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
Published June 12, 2020 at 9:26 AM
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.
Published June 10, 2020 at 8:25 PM
Consider This: Change the Flag
Mississippi is the only state that still has a Confederate emblem as part of its flag.
Published June 5, 2020 at 7:21 AM
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.
Published May 28, 2020 at 8:39 PM
Consider This: Memorial Day
This Monday, Memorial Day recognizes the men and women who were also on the frontlines.
Published May 21, 2020 at 10:56 PM
Consider This: 2020 Census
There is something happening right now that is very, very important especially for Mississippi.
Published May 14, 2020 at 9:39 PM
Consider This: Thank You, Nurses
Each year we celebrate this group of healthcare providers during National Nurses Week.
Published May 7, 2020 at 9:20 PM
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.
Published April 30, 2020 at 5:22 PM
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