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Why are so many candidates deciding they’re better off not debating? Meanwhile, GOP candidates struggle to raise funds, Republicans boost legislative candidates and Texas AG Paxton won’t be served.
Policy decisions that seem to make sense at the national or regional levels should not sacrifice the environmental quality and economic future of communities directly impacted by them.
  • Othor Cain, a Jackson, Miss., radio host, regarding his criticisms of Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba’s lack of action regarding the city’s decades-old water problems, which have been recently exacerbated by heavy rains and problems at a water treatment plant. Critics of Lumumba argue that the mayor has failed to provide clear leadership while his supporters believe he deeply cares for Jackson and inherited extensive problems from previous city administrations. (Associated Press — Sept. 30, 2022)