Thursday, January 8, 2009

Uh oh: Barbour has to touch holy grail(s)

That's right -- in politics, there's more than one.

Revenue collection is so weak in Mississippi that Governor Haley Barbour just announced he will have to make cuts in two politically-sensitive arenas: Medicaid and public education.

Both of those programs had escaped the Governor's pen during the first round of cuts. We'll get you more specifics when Barbour announces his plan next week.