Posts Tagged ‘fiscal cliff’

The fiscal debacle: Government working as was truly intended?

Is the fiscal cliff scenario a failure of our system of government or government functioning as intended? One need not venture far these days to hear a fairly common assessment of the current state of affairs pertaining to government in the nation’s capital. Usually, references are made to a totally broken governing mechanism. Furthermore, the […] [...]

Read January 11 issue of MBJ

>> BIG IDEAS Innovate Mississippi to encounter “real-world” market tests at Startup Weekend— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> ENERGY No land deal stalls Winston County refinery plans— by Clay Chandler >> REAL ESTATE New name, new developer push Starkville development forward— by Clay Chandler >> APPROPRIATIONS Ethics commission chief expects agency […] [...]

Congressional delegation splits over fiscal cliff

by Associated Press Published: January 2,2013

Tags: appropriation, budget, federal government, fiscal cliff, lawmaker, legislative, party, political, politican, Politics, spending, vote

WASHINGTON — All three Republicans in Mississippi’s House delegation voted against legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff, while the state’s only Democrat representative voted for it. Republican U.S. Reps. Gregg Harper, Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo cast no votes, while Democrat Bennie Thompson voted for the legislation that passed 257-167. Nunnelee said in a statement […] [...]

Read December 21 issue of MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: December 27,2012

Tags: fiscal cliff, Kemper County Coal plant, Libby Story McRight, Mothercluckers

>> BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR Fashion designer Libby Story McRight finds niche creating old business  by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> DINING Mother Cluckers serving up comfort food in Pass Christian by Lisa Monti >> KEMPER UPDATE Can union labor save coal plant?— by Clay Chandler >> RANKING Forbes gives poor […] [...]

December 14, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: December 14,2012

Tags: Christmas shopping, Chuck McIntosh, fiscal cliff

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Some fiscal cliff scenarios

by Ike Trotter Published: November 23,2012

Tags: 2013, federal government, fiscal cliff, taxes

Will 2013 be as severe as some economists think? Many think a lot will depend on what happens with our country’s so called “fiscal cliff” scenario as the deadline looms closer and closer. Question is; how will Congress respond? In the worst-case scenario, Congress argues and deadlocks. Mandated tax hikes and roughly $109 billion in […] [...]

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