Hundreds of thousands of patients throughout Mississippi depend on a federal program that keeps prescription drug prices low. Now, thanks to an aggressive lobbying strategy by big drug manufacturers, this is in jeopardy.
With Christmas approaching, many Mississippians will gladly make gifts to charities. So far this calendar year, charities registered in the state have reported more than $96 billion in revenue. More than $1.17 billion of that came from donations in Mississippi.