On Tuesday, Mississippians will decide on the future of public school funding, and lawmakers on both sides of the political spectrum are fighting to the finish to rally supporters.
Mississippi’s leading Republicans are continuing attacks on Initiative 42, saying Tuesday that it will pass only if GOP voters are tricked into supporting it.
The claim that one Hinds County judge could ultimately decide the fate of Mississippi’s school finance system if voters amend the state constitution appears unlikely.
Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum.
Philip Gunn said he takes offense when people say Mississippi’s leaders aren’t education-minded.
Rep. Bennie Thompson discussed his experiences as a U.S. Congressman with Mississippi State University students Monday and gave insight into how to develop leadership skills and prepare for the future, as well as his views on a number of current issues.
I have just finished reading the article in Tuesday’s Dispatch concerning Initiative 42 (Slimantics: Just in time for Halloween: The scary story of the “single liberal judge”).
As the November election creeps closer, voters statewide find themselves under siege from both sides of the education funding debate.
The most expensive ballot initiative campaign in Mississippi history got costlier in September, as supporters of the Initiative 42 education funding measure continued to outraise opponents.
People pushing a school funding proposal said Tuesday that Mississippi’s largest county has taken an already confusing ballot format and made it worse.