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Economist: Continental Tire plant deal won’t break even until 2024

By   /  September 9, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Governor, Jobs + Growth, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation  /  No Comments

Photo by the Mississippi Development Authority

A tire plant deal that will cost Mississippi taxpayers $263 million won’t break even until 2024, according to a 2015 analysis by the state’s economist.

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Fiorina, Rubio, Walker address AFP ‘Dream’ summit

By   /  September 4, 2016  /  Federal Government, Florida, Governor, News, Regulations, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Marco Rubio

“True freedom and prosperity do not come from the mighty hand of the government; they come from empowering people to live their own lives,” Walker said.

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Mississippi governor is far from state’s highest paid public official

By   /  August 19, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Education, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Transparency  /  No Comments

Graph by Steve Wilson

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant makes $122,160, a salary that is dwarfed by 36 school district superintendents and other local officials.

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Mississippi could be headed for rough seas with shipbuilder subsidy

By   /  August 8, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Governor, Jobs + Growth, Legislature, Louisiana, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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A Louisiana-based shipbuilder already has a facility in Gulfport, but is getting $36 million in taxpayer funds to build a shipyard in the same area.

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Walker: Tuition freeze key to college affordability

By   /  August 5, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Commentary, Governor, State Budgets, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“My goal is to continue to freeze college tuition.”

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