Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mayor Johnny Dupree Announces Partnership With Febreze to Solve “Hattiesburg Stench.”...

In a special called meeting today, Mayor Johnny Dupree put before council his plans to partner the City of Hattiesburg with Febreze International to address the city’s...

Bond issue will have Mississippi working on the railroad

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog If Mississippi’s Gov. Phil Bryant signs a pair of bond issue bills, the state will working on the railroad...

Green energy striking out in Mississippi

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog With Major League Baseball’s opening day in full swing Monday, it’s easy to make a parallel with green energy...

Mississippi can’t quit federal money habit

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Mississippi can’t shake its addiction to federal funds. State lawmakers are in the final stages of drafting the state’s $6...

Mississippi’s prepaid college tuition plan awash in red ink

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog The Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Plan is open for business again, but questions remain about its financial stability. The program...

Mississippi rolls dice on green energy with taxpayer money

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Companies have placed high-risk wagers with Mississippi tax dollars on green energy. Now, those bets are coming due. FROM TREES...

State Auditor Seizes Hattiesburg City Records. Evidence of Bid Rigging Emerges...

Alleged malfeasance within the city of Hattiesburg’s Public Works Department under the leadership of Russell Davis and Tim Pittman has been well documented in...

Mississippi readily hands out taxpayer money to lure industry

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Mississippi’s state government has handed out taxpayer money like Santa Claus to businesses, either to relocate or expand in...

KiOR filing raises doubts about Columbus biofuel plant

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Green energy might be turning into red ink for Mississippi. The state might be on the hook for most of...

Mississippi Power fires back at Kemper Project foes

KEMPER: The Kemper Project power plant converts lignite coal, mined near the power plant, for conversion into natural gas-like syngas to fire its turbines...