George Gibbs Center for Economic Prosperity

11/29/05 – A Be⁠t⁠⁠t⁠er Approach ⁠t⁠o Hurr⁠i⁠cane Recovery

By: The James Madison Institute / November 29, 2005

The James Madison Institute

George Gibbs Center for Economic Prosperity

November 29, 2005

by Forest Thigpen

Mississippians used to joke that their state’s two largest cities were Memphis and New Orleans. When your own largest city – state capitol Jackson, with fewer than 200,000 residents – isn’t even among America’s 100 largest cities, you tend to resign yourself to being overshadowed by your bigbluesy neighbors.