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MS River Flooding
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Mississippi River Flooding

Time to change the flood control plan – before it’s too late.

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From Farm-To-Table By Way of Petal, MS

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Kemper County Lignite Plant
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The Kemper Plant

The Kemper clean lignite project is a cancer in Mississippi’s economy.

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Recent Commentary

Delta Health Alliance’s Administrative and Program Costs

Imagine a CEO that makes more than Mississippi’s Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer and Secretary of State combined. This CEO isn’t the leader of a successful, innovative company that’s making money for shareholders and creating jobs. Karen Matthews runs a nonprofit, the Delta Health Alliance, whose budget is dependent on taxpayer dollars from both federal and state sources while averaging about $350,000 in salary and benefits in the past seven years.
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Mississippi Taxpayers Are Spending More To Educate Fewer Students

The debate on school funding is always based on the amount, but too often, where that money is going is not considered by the pro-increase side. A recent analysis shows that Mississippi taxpayers are spending more to educate fewer students.
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The Mississippi River Is Backing Up

You might guess flood stages would move from north to south in the Mid-to-Lower Mississippi River as the waters travel north to south to reach the Gulf of Mexico. You’d be wrong.
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MS River in Danger of Being Captured by the Atchafalaya River

Dr. Y. Jun Xu, world-renowned hydrologist of Louisiana State University, explains how South Louisiana is on the verge of one of the worlds most detrimental natural disasters in history.
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The River Stands Still

Potential energy, the energy of dropping from a height, is the main driver of MSR waters to the Gulf.
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Will the Taxpayer Bail Out MPACT’s Legacy Plan?

College students and recent graduates are not the only ones having trouble paying off tuition debt. It turns out, the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) program is in deep trouble with the tuition contracts they are obligated to meet.
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Mississippi River Flooding Charts

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Charts indicating the frequency for flooding in pre- and post-1973 at various points along the Mississippi River.