Feds must reform prisons

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Two hundred and twenty-six years ago, the Federalists were having trouble getting the states to ratify the new Constitution of the United States. The anti-Federalists, led by Samuel Adams, John Hancock and Patrick Henry, feared the proposed constitution did not adequately protect the individual rights of the common man.







Daycares key for education

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Who wouldn’t be happy with a 13.8 percent return on investment? A stockbroker who could do that would have investors beating down his door.

Nobel prize winner economist James Heckman was in Jackson last month presenting evidence that early childhood intervention can yield a 13.8 percent monetary return for the state of Mississippi.