Most governors to lobby for more bonds in 1999 budgets
- Mississippi legislators storm out during gov's speech urging more jails. // Jet;1/31/94, Vol. 85 Issue 13, p11
Reports on the protest of some members of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus following Gov. Kirk Fordice's State of the State address. Fordice's call for the building of more prisons; Comment from Rep. Alyce Clarke; Rep. Ed Blackmon on the protest.
- Fordice considered `one of a kind.' // Human Events;11/3/95, Vol. 51 Issue 42, p19
Focuses on the likening of Mississippi Governor Kirk Fordice to several well known political figures because of his propensity to deploy his tongue as a lethal weapon. Disagreement expressed by the governor regarding raising taxes and spending more on historically black state colleges;...
- Deregulate local schools, Gov. Fordice proposes. Sommerfeld, Meg // Education Week;1/25/95, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p9
Reports on the proposal of Governor Kirk Fordice of Mississippi to allow local school boards and parents to operate school districts independent of state regulations.
- The new politics of forgive and forget. Jenkins Jr., Kent // U.S. News & World Report;3/3/97, Vol. 122 Issue 8, p37
Focuses on Mississippi Governor Kirk Fordice. Broad public tolerance for his philandering ways; Other politicians who have survived embarrassing revelations about their private lives; Voters who are more concerned about public performance than private morality; Details of Fordice's car...
- TRUTH & CONSEQUENCES. Swope, Christopher // Governing;Apr1999, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p40
Talks about the approach of Mississippi in sentencing prisoners. Information on a law passed by the state legislature that abolished parole for state prison inmates; Effect of the law on crime rate; Details on the implementation of "truth-in-sentencing'; Statement issued by Governor Kirk...
- Leadership for children. // State Government News;Sep98, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the three governors in the United States recognized by the National Governors' Association in August 1998 for their efforts on behalf of children. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Rossello; Nevada Governor Bob Miller; Mississippi Governor Kirk Fordice.
- CORRESPONDENCE. Greyber, Howard D.; Murrell, Zack E.; Hanson, Craig Alfred; Ghachem, Malick W.; Mijatovic, Katarina; Ingram, Paul; Dawson, David E. // New Republic;1/20/92, Vol. 206 Issue 3, p4
Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. United States' reactions to the nuclear weapons program of Iraq discussed in the "Blind Eye," published in the November 25, 1991 issue; Reasons why divorced fathers neglect their familial duties...
- An old card trumps the new politics. // Time;11/18/1991, Vol. 138 Issue 20, Special issue p24
Considers the election of Vicksburg building contractor Kirk Fordice, 57, as the first Republican governor of Mississippi since Reconstruction.
- Fordice sells Democrats on charter schools. Sommerfeld, Meg // Education Week;1/31/96, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p11
Reports on how Governor Kirk Fordice plans to convince lawmakers that charter schools are good for the state of Mississippi. What the proposed constitutional amendment would create.