The House proposal to reinstate an initiative on the ballot is broken down by Mississippi Today’s political team. Since May 2021, Mississippi has not had an initiative. This was because the Mississippi Supreme Court halted the process that allows voters to place policy changes on a state ballot. You can listen to more episodes from The Other Side. To support this work, you can make a regular donation to us today as we celebrate our Spring Member Drive. Our reporters give a human face to policy’s impact on everyday Mississippians by listening more closely and understanding their communities. To ensure that our work is aligned with the priorities and needs of Mississippians, we are listening to you. Click the button below to let us know what you think.