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Mississippi lags in economic growth and tech innovation

By Steve Wilson  /   April 13, 2016  / www.MississippiWatchdog.org Mississippi has provided millions in tax breaks and subsidies in the past few decades to lure new industries such as Nissan, Toyota and Yokohama Tire, and to induce those already in the state to expand. State taxpayers help pay for movie production costs, give developers incentives to build shopping centers for […]

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Mississippi governor’s budget proposal isn’t a deep ball

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has released his 2016 budget proposal for the fiscal year starting July 1, and it’s a classic example of dink and dunk going into an election year. No deep passes down the middle. No reverses or halfback passes. By Steve Wilson | MississippiWatchdog.org | November 19, 2014 In football, short passes […]

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The Real Face of Mississippi Government

Meet the real face of Mississippi government: Frontier Strategies. Frontier is rapidly becoming the gatekeeper for all things political in Mississippi, as it lands state contracts and lobbies for clients while serving as Governor Phil Bryant’s campaign manager.   Meet the real face of Mississippi government: Frontier Strategies. Frontier is rapidly becoming the gatekeeper for […]

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How Important is Kemper?

Former U.S. Speaker Newt Gingrich recently said Kemper “may be the most important single experiment in developing electricity in the world today.” But is it the best for its own customers? Mississippi News Now reports the optimism of leaders at a recent energy summit and their desire to utilize all the state’s natural resources. Governor […]

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