Posts Tagged ‘fine’

Councilman wants city to crack down on panhandlers

by Associated Press Published: July 7,2012

Tags: arrest, beg, begging, city council, councilman, fine, jail, money, municipal government, panhandle, panhandler, panhanling

JACKSON — Jackson City Councilman Quentin Whitwell wants to make it more costly to panhandle in downtown Jackson by increasing fines and possible jail sentences for repeat offenses. Whitwell tells The Clarion-Ledger residents have complained more and more lately of being accosted when they go downtown. While acknowledging the ordinance won’t solve the problem on […] [...]

PSC fines Arizona telemarketer for ‘No-Call’ violations

by MBJ Staff Published: April 3,2012

Tags: fine, penalties, state agency, state government, state law, telemarketer, telemarketing

JACKSON — Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) reports the Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined Greatest Virtual Offices, LLC of Phoenix, Ariz., $45,000 for violations of the Mississippi “No-Call” law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Presley said Greatest Virtual Offices violated the “No-Call” law by failing to register and purchase the State’s […] [...]

Congressional candidate fined for failing to test store’s fuel tanks

by Associated Press Published: February 22,2012

Tags: convenience stores, elections, environment, fine, gasoline, Politics, pollution, retail, retailer, state government

EUPORA — Republican congressional candidate Henry Ross is paying a $1,000 fine for failing to test fuel tanks at his north Mississippi convenience store. Ross told The Associated Press he mailed the check yesterday to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, which found that he failed to test one or more of the gas tanks […] [...]

Court suspends, fines, reprimands Justice Court judge

by Associated Press Published: January 29,2012

Tags: bench, courts, fine, judicial, judiciary, misconduct, reprimand, suspension

LEE COUNTY — The Mississippi Supreme Court has suspended Lee County Justice Court Judge Rickey W. Thompson from office for 30 days without pay, effective Jan. 26. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the Supreme Court also fined Thompson and ordered public reprimand in circuit court. Last April, Thompson was accused of misconduct in […] [...]

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