Category Archives: Watchdog,org Mississippi

Despite Trump’s proposed cuts, Essential Air Service is not going anywhere

LANDED: Skywest Airlines serves Meridian and Hattiesburg-Laurel under the Essential Air Service program, which subsidizes flights to airports serving less-urban areas. The Essential Air Service program, originally intended to sunset after one decade, is now in its fifth. And despite being targeted for cuts in President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal, the program that subsidizes travel at […]

Cybersecurity audit finds students can access obscene material on school computers

BUSTED: A cybersecurity audit by the Mississippi State Auditor’s office found objectionable material or possible access to objectionable material on a survey of 150 computers from nine school districts.   There could be more than just homework on your child’s school-issued laptop or tablet, according to a recent cybersecurity audit report released by the Mississippi State […]