Tag Archives: Mississippi

Pardon scandal illustrates need for public notice adherence

Call former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s pardons of more than 200 convicted felons what you want — egregious, nonsensical or, if you’re so inclined — justified. More worrisome, though, may be the volume of instances where pardons were issued but public notice requirements about them were not fulfilled.

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Poverty rate hitting Arizonans hard

President Barack Obama is expected to push for job creation Tuesday night during his State of the Union address as Arizonans continue to cope with high energy prices and staggering unemployment.

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