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Our View: Precautions aren't prevention

Posted 4/1/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Roses and thorns: 3/29/20

Posted 3/28/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: A failure of leadership

Posted 3/27/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: Until more is known, we should err on the side of caution

Posted 3/25/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: No shut off doesn't mean free utilities

Posted 3/20/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: Now is a good time to be a good neighbor

Posted 3/13/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

In times of crisis the first thought is always, "What should I do?"

 

 

Our View: HC 39 is a deceitful effort to undermine the will of the people

Posted 3/12/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

Aside from election day every four years, the Mississippi Legislature doesn't seem to care much what you think. We have reminders of that in just about every session of the Legislature, the place where popular ideas often go to die.

 

 

Our View: Sometimes, we complain for clarity

Posted 3/11/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

In Mississippi, we have laws that help ensure citizens have access to public meetings and to records (documents, emails, videos, etc.) created by public bodies and employees. These laws are collectively referred to as Sunshine Laws.

 

 

Our View: Roses and thorns

Posted 3/7/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: Criticism of city over riverside flooding is unfair

Posted 2/27/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

When finally completed, at a date yet to be known, the Terry Brown Amphitheater will be a concert facility capable of seating of audience of 3,000.

 

 

Our View: Keep public notices in front of the public

Posted 2/26/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

Once again this year, the Legislature is considering legislation that would give local governments the option to post public notices on a website instead of publishing those notices in newspapers.

 

 

Our View: Waiting for disaster isn't the best approach

Posted 2/25/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our view: Keep public notices in front of the public

Posted 2/25/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

Once again this year, the Legislature is considering legislation that would give local governments the option to post public notices on a website instead of publishing those notices in newspapers. If passed into law, this would be a move away from government transparency and, in some cases, could end up being more expensive to taxpayers

 

 

Our View: A step toward renewable energy

Posted 2/13/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

Two seemingly unrelated events in the Golden Triangle this week should call attention to a topic that is far more controversial than it should be.

 

 

Our View: Gov. Reeves, both career paths are legitimate

Posted 1/29/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: Kudos for budget adherence, but let's leave room for creativity

Posted 1/23/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: Storm shelters needed for county residents

Posted 1/17/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: As more cold weather approaches, warm donations are needed

Posted 1/16/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: A tale of two chambers

Posted 1/15/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Slimantics: Election challenge will tell us Legislature's true intent

Posted 1/9/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

Every January when the 174 members of the Mississippi Legislature convene in Jackson, there is much talk of bi-partisan cooperation and a desire to represent all Mississippians.

 

 

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