Mississippi’s website for online spending transparency earned a C-plus grade from a recently-released report.Read More →
Mississippi could become the third state to let parents use public money to pay for educational needs for children with disabilities.
The Mississippi state legislature passed Senate Bill 2695 on Thursday in a 30-18 vote. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign the bill, which will allow about 63,000 students to receive $6,500 a year for use towards educational […]
A lawsuit that, in part, would silence a former manager of the Kemper Project power plant has been dismissed.Read More →
Mississippi might become the 11th state to pass ‘Right to Try’ legislation that would give terminally-ill patients access to experimental drugs.Read More →
A cap on Kemper Project power plant construction costs is still in effect, meaning that theoretically Mississippi Power can’t raise rates and cite the $6.2 billion plant as the reason.
However, Mississippi Power’s position is that under state law, the PSC and the Legislature determine utility rates and can authorize increases that exceed the cap.Read More →
Vidalia lies along the banks of the Mississippi River, which brings in international barge traffic, or about 40 percent of goods shipped in this country, according to the mayor.Read More →