Despite Trump’s proposed cuts, Essential Air Service is not going anywhere

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Federal government, Mississippi, News, Transportation  /  No Comments

Despite an effort by the Trump administration to ground the Essential Air Service subsidy program, Congress will likely try to keep it in place.

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Mississippi Power announces yet another operational date for the Kemper Project

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi Power says its Kemper Project clean coal power plant will be operational by April 30 running on synthesis gas made from lignite.

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Mississippi Legislature wraps up session by passing key reform bills

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation  /  No Comments

The Mississippi Legislature left town last week after passing some key reforms, but left some unfinished budgetary business.

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Nebraska bill would end cities’ big haul for small cells

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Economy, Federal government, General, Nebraska, News, Regulations, State Government, Technology  /  No Comments

The next wave of wireless technology has arrived, and with it a tug-of-war between state and local governments trying to figure out how to balance cost, profit and improved service.

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Who’s watching the watchers? Mississippi licensing boards about to get a new boss

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Governor, Jobs + Growth, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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A bill passed by the Mississippi Legislature could provide supervision for the state’s occupational licensing boards.

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Southern Company hit with fifth lawsuit over Kemper Project delays, costs

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Judiciary, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Utility giant the Southern Company was served Tuesday with its fifth lawsuit concerning delays and cost overruns with the Kemper Project.

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