Federally funded Port of Gulfport continues its financial sink

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Economy, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: Port of Gulfport

A recent audit reveals the Port of Gulfport, which received $581 million from the federal government, continues to lose money.

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Former KiOR board member says biofuel company could still succeed

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Waste, Mississippi, Misuse of funds, News  /  No Comments

Photo by KiOR

A former KiOR board member says management, not technology, is the reason for green-energy company’s struggles

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Mississippi finances face serious headwinds

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Economy, Mississippi, News, State Elections, State House, State Lobbying, State Politics, State Senate, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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The pre-election year budget cycle might be Mississippi’s calm before the proverbial hurricane.

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Fully funded ed program would strain Mississippi budget

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  Budget + Tax, Budget and Spending, Economy, Government Waste, Legislature, Lobbying, Local Government, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations, School Choice, State House, State Lobbying, State Politics, Taxes, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

If the legislature is forced to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, the state’s budget will be in disarray.

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Suburban mayor paid more than Mississippi governor

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Local Government, Memphis, Mississippi, News, Politics  /  No Comments

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The mayor of Southaven, Darren Musselwhite, takes home more money than Mississippi’s governor.

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Mississippi Adequate Education Program is a brain-busting calculation

By   /  September 19, 2014  /  Government Waste, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

Figuring out the Mississippi Adequate Education Program calculation is guaranteed to give you one thing: a headache.

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