“Of our total graduate pool fifty percent get jobs inside Mississippi,” Keith said. “We are working very carefully with the Mississippi Development Authority in collaboration with Mississippi State University’s Office of Research and Economic Development to do more to attract more industries to our state.
Repost from April 30, 2014… Once upon a midnight dreary, came a crony to our door, Hands out reaching, reaching – reaching for our treasure store, Tapping, tapping, a crony rapping at our treasure’s door, And the word there spoken was the whispered word, Kior, The Crony Once upon a midnight dreary, came a […]
Another way to lose the trust of real investors is to give MDA bureaucrats money to invest in the name of jobs. They don’t try to pick losers. They just do it a lot. Why? No skin in the game?
“To attract economic development prospects, their privacy must be assured. That is why Renaissance at Colony Park sought a protective order from the court,” Mattiace said in an emailed statement to The Clarion-Ledger.
Sounds like MDA’s slap at Cooper Tire with incentives for Yokohama Tire. Guess it’s OK because everybody does it. By Alexandra Scaggs | Jan. 28, 2015 6:01 p.m. ET | www.wsj.com Photo: Skip Rowland Photography for The Wall Street Journal States and municipalities have long used financial incentives to lure new businesses. But when taxpayer-funded incentives benefit […]
Should an agency that produces these kind of results be in charge of anything; and an agency head that makes these kind of statements remain at the head? Though the Mississippi Development Authority has worked to bring mega-projects to other parts of the state, the Coast is still waiting for a major new job generator […]
Alternative-fuel maker KiOR Inc. has borrowed enough money to keep operating through August. Alternative-fuel maker KiOR Inc. has borrowed enough money to keep operating through August. The Pasadena, Texas, company, which has a $225 million plant in Columbus, Miss., had warned last month that it had to raise more money for research and plant improvements. […]
Where does it stop? Who’s next…Mississippi’s state government has handed out taxpayer money like Santa Claus to businesses, either to relocate or expand in the Magnolia State. Mississippi’s state government has handed out taxpayer money like Santa Claus to businesses, either to relocate or expand in the Magnolia State. Cooper Tire and Yokohama Tire are two […]