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One of the bills to sadly die in a recent legislative deadline would have made it a felony to abuse a cat or dog on the first offense.
Last week, the Mississippi Senate overwhelming passed a bill dictating that nearly all of the $750 million the state will receive for economic damages caused by the BP oil spill in 2010 will go to Gulf Coast projects.
Hold on a minute.
Mississippi has an acute shortage of schoolteachers, especially in impoverished districts, and it’s tempting to look at stopgap measures to alleviate the problem.
But lowering the requirements to get a license to teach isn’t the way to do it.
This week’s bitterly cold temperatures have made all of us take notice.
With the mercury dipping into the low to mid teens for several nights, there have been reports of water lines freezing, then bursting — always a messy affair, especially with indoor pipes.
Mississippi lawmakers expect to have a plate that is more than overflowing when they return to Jackson next month for the 2018 session.