“Kelley Williams, chairman of the Bigger Pie Forum…said he suspects even the current estimate is a ‘low-ball number.’”
Good money after bad. No wonder people don’t trust politicians.
Actuaries reported in October that the PERS funding percentage — the share of future obligations covered by current assets — ticked down to 60.4 percent from 61 percent the year before.
Marked for death by Republicans, Democrat Cecil Brown may end up playing a critical role when he takes up his new post as public service commissioner representing the Central District.
Mississippi Power Co. customers are lining up to choose how to get their Kemper-related refund from the utility.
State utility regulators plan to decide Mississippi Power Co.’s request for an 18 percent rate increase on Aug. 13.
Mississippi Power Co. is telling regulators that the company wants bill credits to be the default option when refunding the $350 million the company collected from customers for its Kemper County power plant.
Mississippi Power Co. is trying again for a rate increase to help pay for the $6.2 billion power plant it’s building in Kemper County.