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State’s casinos showing record growth as pent-up demand drives overflow crowds

How ready were gamblers to return to Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos after COVID and the resulting shutdowns? Big time ready, it would seem. Back in ... Read more

End-of-Summer Learning Ideas for Kids

We are now just weeks away from the start of another school year. Summer vacations are wrapping up. Back-to-school sales have taken over retail stores. ... Read more

From the Center 7-21-21

I have said it before, and I will continue to say it. Time and time again, I am astonished by the number of men and ... Read more

Your Questions Answered by Treasurer David McRae

One of my priorities as Mississippi Treasurer is to make state government more accessible to you, the taxpayer. So, this July, I held my first ... Read more

Neshoba County Fair’s return will be welcome after the COVIOD-19 pandemic hiatus

Even for the hot and dirty clean-up after two years of absence, it was good to get back to our Neshoba County Fair cabin after ... Read more

Q&A with Treasurer David McRae | Why College Savings MS may be the perfect destination for your Child Tax Credit payments

I’ll be honest: the last thing on my kids’ minds right now is school. They are taking in every ounce of summer they can, and ... Read more

Social Security clock still ticking as pandemic imperils future of retirement safety net

Understanding the impact of Social Security on Mississippi’s economy and on our people is a heavy lift. Let’s start with the basics. Nationwide in 2019, ... Read more

MSU’s national championship run in Omaha was our “Field of Dreams” moment

What does winning the championship game in the 2021 College World Series mean to the average Mississippi State fan? In a word, everything. But it’s ... Read more

Liberty, Freedom, and Fairness

=In the hours after John Adams placed his freedom-delivering vote on July 2, 1776, he predicted America’s independence would be celebrated by succeeding generations with ... Read more

$30 Million Economic Stimulus

There has been a lot of talks about economic stimulus over the last year. Unfortunately, the programs out of Washington have come with a hefty ... Read more

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