To the Editor:
There’s an old expression that goes something like, “Nobody’s safe when the Mississippi Legislature is in session.”
In a state like Mississippi, which limits and regulates power companies, your electric bill is effectively a tax over which you have little control. As a result, it is incumbent upon the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) to act responsibly to protect consumers.
We were sitting in a small mud church with dirt floors near Mazabuka, Zambia, a three-hour drive from the capital city of Lusaka. The plate was piled high with fried banded tilapia caught with gill nets thrown from dugout canoes on the nearby Kafue River.