Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Why haven’t we heard about Zavation?

Tucked quietly in a non-descript beige building in Flowood is one of Mississippi’s best-kept secrets. Zavation is a company that specializes in design, engineering...

Two years since Kemper clean coal project ended

July 6 marked two years since the Mississippi Public Service Commission issued an order that called for a settlement in the battle over the controversial...

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Mississippi gas prices lowest in country

Motorists in Mississippi pay less to fill up their tanks than those in any other state in the union despite an upward climb in...

Teachers union priorities: Abortion, not student learning

The nation’s largest teachers union has adopted a new policy affirming a fundamental right to abortion, while rejecting the idea that student learning should...

E1: Three Mugs & A Styrofoam Cup

In this week’s edition of Three Mugs & A Styrofoam Cup, we talk about the definition of conservatism. We hear it used a lot,...

MCPP joins letter in support of Internet freedom

Mississippi Center for Public Policy has joined a diverse coalition in publishing a set of seven principles to guide conversation about amending Section 230 of the...

Company moving to Clarksdale with help from taxpayers

A stud welding company will be receiving $1.6 million from state taxpayers, plus other tax incentives, to relocate a facility from Illinois to Clarksdale....

MDEQ gives green light to wood pellet mill

A planned Enviva wood pellet mill cleared a big regulatory hurdle, as the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality approved its air pollution permit at...

Mississippi only state in the South where hemp is illegal

As the Hemp Cultivation Task Force kicks off their work, Mississippi now finds itself on an island as the only state in the Southeast...