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PSC opening access to more Kemper power plant documents

By Kendra Ablaza | www.mississippitoday.org | March 16, 2016 Documents regarding the $6.6 billion Kemper County Energy Facility will soon be easier for the public to access. The Mississippi Public Service Commission on Thursday directed its staff to post on the commission’s website executive summary updates detailing the power plant’s construction progress. The plant is scheduled […]

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NY appeals court decision details suit alleging kickback scheme involving Jim Hood’s outside counsel

On February 29, an article in Forbes came out with an article detailing a US 2nd District Court opinion that involved Mississippi litigation outsourced by Jim Hood that involved a lawsuit involving an alleged kickback scheme.

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Feds to require climate change plans for states seeking disaster relief

By Lydia Wheeler – 05/05/15 10:32 AM EDT | www.TheHill.com A new Federal Emergency Management Agency policy requiring states to address climate change before they can become eligible for grant funding is drawing fire from congressional Republicans. The regulations, part of a FEMA State Mitigation Plan Review Guide issued last month, are not set to take effect until […]

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Power grab? Mississippi utilities get new economic development abilities

In the classic board game Monopoly, players buy up properties and place hotels and houses upon the squares to earn rent from other players. The only properties in the game where hotels and houses aren’t allowed are the two utilities and two railroads. By Steve Wilson  / April 6, 2015 / www.Watchdog.org Phot Graphic: Steve Wilson […]

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