BPF researches and shares educational information encouraging Mississippi’s Economic Freedom while discouraging Crony Capitalism to increase Mississippi’s Economic Growth. BPF focuses on Constitutional Foundations, Education, Energy, Environment, Health Care, Federal Government & Agencies, Mississippi State Government & Agencies and Regulatory Abuses & Reforms.

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James Meredith — An Agent for Change

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Legislative Session
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MS Legislative Session 2022

Policy helping Mississippi's economy grow.

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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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Consumer Advocate
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Energy Consumer Advocate

A voice for Mississippi customers must be represented

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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

Virtuous Madness

The U.S. also has energy shortages, but they haven’t caused electricity rationing yet. Just higher prices for electricity, gasoline, natural gas, food, and other essentials. Mississippi is also infected with the madness.

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Carbon To the Rescue?

Inflation is all the rage today, or at least the cause of today’s rage.  Whether it is filling up your gas tank or your grocery cart, the pump and barcode price shocks are breathtaking.

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Another Utility Hustle

The Mississippi Public Service Commission purports to regulate utility monopolies including Mississippi Power and Entergy Mississippi. But the PSC actually shills for them.

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More Lessons From Germany

The Germans have learned that green energy from windmills is not reliable. And that depending on Russia for reliable natural gas backup is expensive – and not all that reliable either.

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The MPSC, Green Energy and Grand Gulf

Once again, we encourage the Mississippi Public Service Commission to do its job: assure reliable affordable electricity for Mississippi customers.  It’s supposed to make Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power do this … But the MPSC listens to the utilities and to the Public Utilities Staff which “balances” the interests of customers and utilities.  No one speaks just for customers.

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Victory in Round 1 of CON Case

Judge Reeve’s order comments, “Taken as true, as the Court must, the allegations reveal that CON laws result in more costly, less accessible, and worse quality health care. What’s more, plaintiff claims that the basis for CON laws and the moratoria is pure economic protectionism—an illegitimate government interest.”

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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.