American patriotism is at 28 percent, study shows

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Alaska, Arizona, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, National, New Jersey, New York, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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While Americans show their patriotism this weekend by flying Old Glory and watching fireworks, only 28 percent of the nation thinks the United States is the best place in the world to live, according to recent study.

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Budget woes in Louisiana could be a sign of things to come for Mississippi

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Commentary, Louisiana, Mississippi  /  No Comments

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Budget woes in Louisiana could be a preview of things to come in Mississippi if reforms aren’t made and federal funds dry up.

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Decision on EPA case could help Mississippi in the long-term

By   /  July 1, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an EPA case could have future ramifications for Mississippians with new EPA regulations looming on the horizon.

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Green energy projects in Mississippi fail to meet job-creation goals

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, Technology  /  No Comments

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Two green energy projects in Mississippi have failed to generate the jobs that were expected when they were announced.

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Walmart enters fight over Mississippi Power rate hikes

By   /  June 24, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Local Government, Local News, Mississippi, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Wal-Mart was accepted by the Mississippi Public Service Commission as an intervenor in the fight over Mississippi Power rate increases.

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Resident has concerns, but Mississippi Board of Mental Health doesn’t want to hear about them

By   /  June 19, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Ethics, Government Regulation, Government Waste, Mississippi, News, Open Records, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Mississippi Board of Mental Health didn’t have five minutes for a taxpayer to hear her concerns about taxpayer-funded halfway houses.

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