Posts Tagged ‘Dean Kirby’

Health care group wants to put smoking ban on ballot

JACKSON — Having failed to persuade lawmakers to ban smoking in public places, the Mississippi State Medical Association now wants lawmakers to put the question to voters. The association, which represents Mississippi’s 4,700 physicians, announced this week it will gather petition signatures in doctors’ offices asking the 2015 Legislature to set a referendum. “We hope […] [...]

Lawmakers promise review of CON process next session

Two recent rulings from the Mississippi Supreme Court have healthcare policymakers vowing to take a look at the state’s certificate of need process come the next legislative session. The state’s high court ruled June 14 that University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson was subject to the CON law, but the Mississippi State Department of […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Year later, beer has New Albany business buzzing

by Published: April 24,2011

Tags: Dave McNeal, Dean Kirby, MBJ Editorial, Phil Bryant

It wasn’t that long ago that a beer bill in the Legislature was getting lots of attention from around the state. It died a quiet death, never making it out of committee. At the crux of our story were two Mississippi men who have started a craft beer business in Louisiana. They never considered Mississippi, […] [...]

Pearl Welcomes ScottsMiracle-Gro

PEARL- Local and state officials joined new employees for a ribbon cutting at the recently opened ScottsMiracle-Gro facility off Highway 80 in Pearl. [...]

Bizz killer

Dean Kirby’s fear of voters leaves millions of tax dollars on table Since 2003, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Co. in Kiln has operated as Mississippi’s only brewer, churning out locally flavored beer and becoming a small business success story. But it isn’t what it could be financially because of Mississippi’s laws that restrict the alcohol content […] [...]

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