Kemper Project costs increase by another $10 million

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

Photo by Mississippi Power

Costs for the Kemper Project integrated gasification power plant increased by another $10 million, according to the utility.

Read More →

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

PHOTO BY: Mississippi Power

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

Read More →

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

PHOTO By Stion

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

Read More →

Wireless industry wants FCC help

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  National, News, Politics, Technology  /  No Comments

TAPPING TALENT: A U.S. court has ruled that U.S. tech workers can challenge President Obama’s order extending the legal status of foreign employees here.

Mobile data traffic is expected to increase by six times its current rate over the next four years, and the wireless industry is asking the Federal Communications Commission to help meet the demand.

Read More →

Mayors’ conference sparks taxi protest against Uber

By   /  June 26, 2015  /  National, News, Politics, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

AP File Photo

When the US Conference of Mayors recently met with Uber, a mob of the city’s taxi drivers awaited them with picket signs demanding tighter regulations of their competitor.

Read More →

Christie vetoes tax hikes as he nears White House run

By   /  June 26, 2015  /  Governor, New Jersey, News, Politics, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

Preparing to run for the White House, Gov. Chris Christie polished his image as a tax-cutter Friday with a billion dollars’ worth of vetoes to the state budget passed by the New Jersey Legislature.

Read More →