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Mississippi regulators seek customer input on Kemper Project

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Jobs + Growth, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Mississippi Public Service Commission will open a docket to answer questions and receive comments on the Kemper Project clean coal power plant.

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PSC commissioners answer questions from constituents on Kemper Project

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Photo by Steve Wilson

The three Mississippi PSC commissioners held an “open mic” night in Meridian Tuesday to answer utility questions, mainly about the Kemper Project.

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Mississippi’s unfunded debt would cost each citizen $11,800

By   /  September 20, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Pensions, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

DEEP IN DEBT: According to the reform group Truth in Accounting, each Mississippi taxpayer owes $11,800 to cover the state's $8.4 billion in debt. Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

According to a new report by Truth in Accounting, each citizen would owe $11,800 apiece to pay off Mississippi’s debts, which amount to $8.4 billion.

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Biloxi VA hospital has spent more than $362,000 on art since 2008

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Mississippi, News, Transparency  /  No Comments

Photo by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The Biloxi VA hospital has spent $362,808 on artwork purchases since 2008 to equip newly constructed buildings devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

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