Posts Tagged ‘goverment’

Governor’s prosposing to cut most agencies by 1.5 percent

JACKSON β€” Gov. Phil Bryant is proposing that most state agencies take a 1.5 percent budget cut during fiscal 2014, which begins next July 1. Republican Bryant released his $5.8-billion spending plan yesterday at the Capitol. It’s 2.3 percent larger than the current year’s budget of nearly $5.7 billion. Legislative leaders release their own fiscal […] [...]

Catfish industry wants USDA inspections

JACKSON β€” Because consumer confidence in safe and healthy seafood is critical, the U.S. farm-raised catfish industry maintains its support for USDA inspections. U.S. consumers currently believe that their seafood is subject to the same rigorous inspection standards as those imposed on meat and poultry products, but current FDA inspection programs are hardly adequate to […] [...]

ECD awarded NMTC funding

JACKSON β€” Enterprise Corporation of the Delta (ECD) has been awarded $20 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) authority from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. ECD is one of 32 Community Development Entities nationwide to receive an award with resources made possible through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The […] [...]

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