Report: Problems continue to appear for the Kemper Project clean coal power plant

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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A report by the independent monitor says new problems continue to pop up at the Kemper Project clean coal power plant.

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Lawmakers aim to create jobs by cutting occupational licensing red-tape

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Florida, Legislature, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Florida as the fourth most restrictive state in the country with respect to occupational licensing regulations, says the Institute for Justice.

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Arizona moves to reform system of tax breaks for developers

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Arizona, Crony Capitalism, Issues, News, State Budgets  /  No Comments

A tax break to the developer of luxury apartments in downtown Phoenix has sparked a battle over crony capitalism in Arizona.

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Utah will likely have to reveal terms of its voluntary sales tax deal with Amazon

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Mississippi, News, Open Records, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Transparency, Utah  /  No Comments

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Utah officials ruled that the state will have to reveal terms of its voluntary sales tax deal made with Amazon last week.

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PSC’s Britton: $2.88 billlion cap on Kemper Project isn’t a guarantee for utility

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The lone Republican on the three-member commission says getting the full amount depends on the company delivering on its promises.

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Kemper Project clean coal power plant will miss yet another start date

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Kemper Project clean coal power plant will miss its mid-March operational date, the company revealed Thursday in an SEC filing.

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