Proposed EPA ozone rule could crimp Mississippi’s economy

By   /  December 9, 2014  /  Congress, Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations, Technology, U.S. House of Represenatives, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: Mississippi Power

New EPA regulations meant to help children and people with lung diseases could cost Mississippi.

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Mississippi fast-food workers protest for a ‘livable’ wage

By   /  December 5, 2014  /  Economy, Labor, Mississippi, Regulations  /  No Comments

Photo by Steve Wilson

If fast food workers get a pay boost and union representation, your Big Mac craving could get a lot more expensive.

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Mississippi agencies under fire for spending

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Economy, Government Waste, Mississippi, News, Politics, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

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Mississippi agencies are under fire for excessive spending on food and travel.

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Are some Minnesota schools out to lunch over GMOs?

By   /  December 2, 2014  /  Economy, Education, Energy and Environment, Minnesota, News  /  No Comments

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Just when the backlash over first lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch menu leveled off, students in a handful of Twin Cities schools got a taste of what could be another controversial food fad.

The main course? Non-GMO (genetically modified organisms) meals.

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Mississippi Republicans face key issues in 2015 statewide elections

By   /  November 28, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Pensions  /  No Comments

Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

Since 2012, Mississippi Republicans have been in charge of both houses of the Legislature and the governor’s seat.

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Vermont’s free-market outlook marginally improved following election

By   /  November 27, 2014  /  Economy, Jobs + Growth, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The Republican sweep has given new hope to free-market advocates in Congress and in many statehouses. But in Vermont, advocates of economic freedom say the election will provide only a limited boost to free-market solutions for the Green Mountain State.

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