The battle over Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project $5.53 billion first of its kind “clean coal” power plant has been waged in the hearing room at the Public Service Commission and in the Mississippi Supreme Court.Read More →
The higher minimum wage means higher costs for many businesses in Minnesota, hitting small restaurants and other mom and pop shops particularly hard. Many likely will increase their prices a few cents to cover those costs. Some may lay off staff or avoid hiring new workers. In either case, there are consequences of a higher minimum wage, but they remain unseen.
At the Oasis Café, owner Craig Beemer decided to make the costs visible — right at the bottom of each customer’s check.Read More →
If Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has his way, one of the state’s most onerous taxes may be on the chopping block.Read More →
The U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding crisis is demonstrating far-reaching effects on the nation’s economy and foreign policy goals.Read More →
By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog
The annual exceptions report released by the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor is a rogues’ gallery of public servants caught with their hands in the cookie jar.
The report details all of the misappropriated or misspent public funds (plus criminal charges) for the fiscal year that ended on June 30 and what [...]