State’s bad bridges

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who blocked an effort to raise money for repairing Mississippi roads and bridges though an Internet tax, thinks it’s no coincidence that federal inspectors recently closed  more than 100 bridges in the state as unsafe.

Victory for the arts

Sometimes the best thing Mississippi lawmakers can do when considering contentious legislation is nothing, and that’s the case with bills in the House and Senate to let the Mississippi Development Authority take over the Mississippi Arts Commission.