Rogue agency defied judges to carry out partisan probe of Wisconsin conservatives

Corruption scandal engulfs Mississippi utility authority

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Government Waste, Local Government, Mississippi, Misuse of funds, Politics, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

Photo by Harrison County Board of Supervisors

A corruption scandal involving federal grants led a guilty plea and a federal indictment of 2 members of the Harrison County Utility Authority Tuesday.

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Issues could develop in Mississippi over police body cameras

By   /  December 15, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Mississippi, News, Politics, Technology  /  No Comments

ON CAMERA: The Rankin County Sheriff's Department already has cameras in each of its patrol cars.

Police body cameras present issues such as privacy concerns and data storage for Mississippi law enforcement officers.

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Mississippi spends more than $2.8 million on membership dues

By   /  December 12, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Legislature, Mississippi, Politics, Transparency  /  No Comments

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The state of Mississippi spent $2.8 million last year on membership dues for professional and intergovernmental organizations.

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Study says Mississippi corruption isn’t nation’s worst

By   /  December 11, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Legislature, Lobbying, Local Government, Mississippi, Misuse of funds, Politics, Transparency, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

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Perception is reality, and when it comes to Mississippi corruption, the state’s not immune.

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Proposed EPA ozone rule could crimp Mississippi’s economy

By   /  December 9, 2014  /  Congress, Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations, Technology, U.S. House of Represenatives, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: Mississippi Power

New EPA regulations meant to help children and people with lung diseases could cost Mississippi.

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Mississippi agencies under fire for spending

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Economy, Government Waste, Mississippi, News, Politics, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

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Mississippi agencies are under fire for excessive spending on food and travel.

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