Saturday, September 22, 2018

Traveling the open road may soon cost you

WELCOME, WHERE’S YOUR MONEY: Thoroughfares, including Interstate 20, i-59 and I-10 in Mississippi could have toll booths if a White House transportation bill passes,...

Wastewater Engineer Calls Hattiesburg City Council “Dumb and Dumber” in 2012...

A 2012 email obtained by the Hattiesburg Patriot depicts an engineer with Air Diffusion technologies at his wits end having to deal the Hattiesburg...

City could borrow up to $15 million to fund commercial development

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Gulfport may borrow up to $15 million to help fund a commercial development after having already borrowed $3 million to...

Only 54 percent of MS residents who enrolled in Obamacare have...

LITTLE MORE THAN HALF: Of the Mississippians enrolled in Obamacare, only 54 percent had paid their first premium as of March 31, according to...

State-funded Jackson Rising conference was ‘thinly veiled communism’

PAID FOR: Jackson State hosted the Jackson Rising Conference and even contributed $1,000 to help insure the event. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog There were...

Jackson Rising ‘New Economics’ conference hosted by state-owned university

STATE OWNED: Jackson State was host to the “Jackson Rising” conference. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Mississippi taxpayers picked up the tab this past weekend...

City’s $600 Million 30 Year Contract with York’s Groundworx Puts Tremendous...

After review by independent attorneys advising a group of concerned citizens, one attorney called the contract “an annuity for Groundworx.”  Another said Groundworx had “no...

MS teen pregnancies cost taxpayers $137 million in 2010, study says

STOP RIGHT THERE: Teen pregnancies cost Mississippi taxpayers $137 million in 2010. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Mississippi teen pregnancies cost state taxpayers $137 million in 2010,...

Young Republican Spotlight – Evan Alvarez

MSGOP YOUNG REPUBLICAN SPOTLIGHT: Today’s Young Republican Is Tomorrow’s Community Leader!Evan Alvarez – Ridgeland, Mississippi Evan Alvarez is from Ridgeland, MS. Evan, a junior political science...

Biloxi taxpayer-subsidized baseball team needs a name

PLAY BALL: Biloxi’s new baseball team is yet to be named. MGM has already bought the naming rights to the taxpayer-funded stadium. By Steve Wilson...