If you’re like most people, you don’t recognize the name Gina Raimondo. George Will, a conservative columnist for The Washington Post, thinks that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should recognize her most of all.
The Mississippi State Department of Health may soon be releasing the names of nursing homes related to some COVID-19 deaths and cases, that is unless they appeal a Hinds County judge’s Tuesday ruling in favor of Hattiesburg newspaper The PineBelt NEWS.
When people are desperate, they are more inclined to do dumb things. To Mississippi’s credit, it avoided that trap when it went shopping for personal protective equipment in the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced this week the first round of road paving projects stemming from the new lottery have been approved.
The contracts awarded this week will have little, if any, effect on the heart of the Delta, which continues to suffer from deteriorating infrastructure.
Dr. Carey Wright, the state superintendent of education, calls her plan to gear up for continued distance learning in the fall a “life-changing opportunity for the children of Mississippi.”
It’s also an opportunity to blow a whole lot of money.