Saturday, August 24, 2019

Bigger Pie Forum

Miss. needs False Claims Act, whistleblower statute

“With the growing number and size of frauds perpetrated on Mississippi taxpayers it is high time the state legislature pass and the governor sign...

GRUBER #4

... there really are two Americas, and one of them has no idea what is going on, because it depends on “journalists” whose job...

Mississippi’s pension system one of nation’s worst

MORTAL DANGER: Mississippi’s unfunded liability with its state pension system ranks high among the states according to a recent study.

Dr. Gruber’s honesty about lying

OK to lie to get what you want - if what you want is what's good for people who don't know what's good for...

Mississippi prison bribery scheme leads to indictments

A multi-year investigation by state and federal authorities has revealed an alleged bribery scheme that cost the state of Mississippi thousands of dollars in...

Report on Kemper Project casts embattled power plant in poor light

Imagine a first-of-its-kind power plant that costs $3.6 billion more than originally planned, with safety issues that required expensive, late fixes and a management...

Mississippi’s pension system improves, but unfunded liability still tops $14 billion

Thanks to some improved returns on its investments, the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi is in better shape, according to the newest financial...

The Oil Price Swoon Won’t Stop the Shale Boom

“The recent drop in oil prices won’t derail the shale drilling in southwest Mississippi or Texas or Pennsylvania or North Dakota. Driven by advances...

The Last Anti-Fat Crusaders

"'The change of heart at the USDA about past nutrition guidelines should be a cautionary tale for those at the EPA and their siren...

The Other Senate Nuclear Option

The midterms might mean finally ending Harry Reid’s blockade of Yucca Mountain.