Empower MS President discusses Gov. Reeves’ decision to veto SB 2123

On Wednesday night, Governor Tate Reeves vetoed Senate Bill 2123, or the “Mississippi Correctional Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2020.” SB 2123 would have allowed inmates convicted of the least serious crimes after June 30, 1995 to be eligible for parole after serving 25 percent of their sentence or 10 years—whichever comes first. Empower Mississippi, … Continue reading “Empower MS President discusses Gov. Reeves’ decision to veto SB 2123”

Empower Mississippi is reimagining education

Recently, Empower Mississippi released Unleash Mississippi, a new white paper with policy recommendations for reimagining education and work in a post-coronavirus world. On Tuesday morning, the president of Empower, Grant Callen, joined The Gallo Show to talk about the education portion of Unleash Mississippi. “Any time you have a big industry, change is hard,” Callen … Continue reading “Empower Mississippi is reimagining education”