Rep. Bobby Moak (D-Bogue Chitto), House Democratic Caucus Leader, will deliver tonight's Democratic Response to the State of the State address. Moak's response will air immediately following Governor Bryant's State of the State address at 5:30 p.m. You can follow broadcasts of the speeches at MPB TV, MPB Radio or at mpbonline.org.
Rep. Moak shared the following portion of tonight’s address with Cottonmouth:
"We must also join together to find ways to eliminate the good ole boy system inWonder what he could be talking about?
government. Elections do matter and elected leaders should be given the tools they need to lead, but the hiring of campaign workers to perform governmental functions has become too common in Mississippi. When campaign staffers infiltrate every corner of the capitol, it creates an environment of perpetual campaigning and institutionalizes gridlock. Mississippi taxpayers should not be made to subsidize political activity through high salaried, created positions." Mississippi