Mississippi electricity and gas bills could double by 2020

By   /  November 25, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Mississippi, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Mississippi electricity and gas bills could skyrocket thanks to new EPA regulations by 2020, a study says

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Mississippi auditor: Corruption shouldn’t result in a state pension

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Government Waste, Mississippi, Misuse of funds, News, Pensions, Politics  /  No Comments

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If Mississippi auditor Stacey Pickering has his way, public officials convicted of corruption will not collect the state’s contribution to their pension.

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Mississippi taxpayers spent more than $1.3 million on ‘food for business meetings’

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Government Regulation, Government Waste, Mississippi, Misuse of funds, Politics, Uncategorized, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

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Mississippi taxpayers spent more than $1.4 million on food for business meetings and “promotions” by state agencies.

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No-bid contracts under fire in Mississippi

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Budget + Tax, Budget and Spending, Corrections, Government Waste, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

AP Photo by Rogelio V. Solis

A corruption scandal in the Mississippi Department of Corrections has the practice of no-bid contracts under fire.

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Mississippi campaign finance laws burdensome to some, not others

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Campaign Finance, Free Speech, Government Regulation, Lobbying, Mississippi, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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A federal court upheld Mississippi’s campaign finance regulations on “political committees.”

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Mississippi governor’s budget proposal isn’t a deep ball

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Budget + Tax, Budget and Spending, Mississippi, Politics, Taxes  /  No Comments

Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant’s budget proposal isn’t exactly a deep ball, either with cuts or with tax relief

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