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Mississippians who purchase health insurance expect that their healthcare will be covered, should they become ill. While insurance companies demand higher and higher premiums, however, they increasingly employ “utilization management” protocols to provide less and less coverage.
One of the reasons for Mississippi’s slow economic growth is that too many people don’t work. And the numbers bear that out: the state’s labor force participation rate, defined as the percentage of the population 16 and over that is employed or looking for work, is 58 percent compared to a national rate of 63 percent.
Over the past two decades of trying to figure out how to turn around failing schools and districts, it’s clear that Mississippi has not come up with a method that works all that well.
New rules for handling criminal cases will hopefully end the too-common practice in Mississippi of holding accused offenders indefinitely behind bars with no court action.
The revolving door in college football coaching keeps revolving. Salaries keep escalating.
The average salary of an SEC head football coach is $4.1 million per year. And we can expect at least four of those jobs to change hands this year.
“It’s been a long day, but we covered what we wanted to see in Taipei, Taiwan,” said Edrie Royals, my roommate for the cruise as she and I climbed aboard Tour Bus 23. I sat back and buckled my seat belt as the bus growled, shifted gears, and pulled out into traffic.
It had been a good day.
I am quite certain at this exact moment wonderful aromas from your homes and kitchens are drifting downwind through your quiet streets and quaint neighborhoods.
In a recent Northside Sun article Hastings Puckett criticized the Mississippi Legislature's chosen means to bring increased competition and transparency to the procurement process of state agencies – a procurement process known as reverse auction bidding.