Participating students at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science will get a unique lesson in politics Tuesday when all three Republican candidates for Mississippi’s First Congressional seat debate in Columbus.
Mississippi lawmakers return to the Capitol on Tuesday after a 3 1/2-week break, and they’ll try to pass a state spending plan for the year that begins July 1.
Top Mississippi lawmakers said Friday they’ve reached a $5.5 billion budget deal for the fiscal year that begins July 1, and most state programs will take cuts because money is tight.
The health care bill that President Obama just signed into law is a monstrosity that raises taxes, increases government spending at times when we are already deep in debt, and mandates unprecedented government intrusion into our lives. The new law is nothing short of a complete government takeover of our health care system, which comprises nearly one sixth of our economy.
If Alan Nunnelee were in Washington now serving as Mississippi’s First District congressman, and was facing a decision whether to vote yes or no on President Barack Obama’s health care plan, he would have already announced his decision.