Legislative News

Posted on Sunday, March 4th, 2012 at 5:47 pm    

The Clarion Ledger has a section dedicated this year’s Mississippi Legislative session.  It is by no means an exhaustive look but the subject matter in the list of articles provide a decent overview of what is going on in your legislature. Check out the articles listed in the link by clicking Here.

Money and Judcial Elections

Posted on Sunday, August 21st, 2011 at 4:44 pm    

A recent article I read in the New York Times highlights how special interest money can diminish society’s faith in the justice system .  Special Interest groups like the Chamber of Commerce are able to pump lots of money into judicial races with hopes that the judges they contribute to will make decisions benefitting Big Business.  Despite what Special Interest […]

Inadequate Security Verdict Affirmed

Posted on Sunday, July 10th, 2011 at 11:47 pm    

The Mississippi Supreme Court recently affirmed a jury verdict in case involving Inadequate Security.  The case concerned an unsuspecting couple that was robbed while they were guests at InTown Suites in Jackson, Mississippi.  The case was brought because InTown Suites had repeatedly ignored security problems at its Jackson location and failed to warn its customers […]

Hiring Lobbyist Instead of Employees?

Posted on Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 4:24 pm    

Paul Krugman says large corporations are hoarding money and hiring lobbyist to get more tax breaks instead of investing in the economy.  THE PROBLEM:  Tax breaks are granted to these large corporations to encourage investment in the U.S. economy.  Instead of investing in the economy, these large corporations appear to be paying dividends, paying down debt, buying other companies and hiring lobbyist […]