Posts Tagged ‘Haley Barbour’

Will Mississippi’s Twin Creeks go the way of Solyndra?

by Published: November 13,2011

Tags: green, Haley Barbour, President Obama, Solyndra, Twin Creeks

>> OBAMA AND BARBOUR HAVE BET ON GREEN ENERGY WINNERS AND LOSERS. Since its declaration of bankruptcy and subsequent FBI raid in early September, solar manufacturing company Solyndra has stayed in the national news, and President Obama has come under fire from Republicans with allegations of crony capitalism. This month the White House refused to […] [...]

Cartoons – November 14, 2011

by Published: November 13,2011

Tags: cagle cartoons, Haley Barbour, Phil Bryant, ricky nobile

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MSU’s Shaw targets January for CottonMill Marketplace construction

The $70-million CottonMill Marketplace mixed-use development in Starkville looks like it could begin in January, according to a story in the Columbus Commercial Dispatch this morning. The two phases of the project will total about $120 million, according to Mississippi Business Journal reporter Clay Chandler. The first phase will include the renovation of the old […] [...]

Downtown donations part of Pascagoula makeover

PASCAGOULA — The donation of two downtown Pascagoula buildings to the Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority could boost efforts to revitalize that Gulf Coast city’s downtown area. The Heidelberg Steinberger Colmer & Burrow law firm donated the former Parker Jewelry and Parsley’s Barber Shop buildings to the Redevelopment Authority on Thursday. The authority will market the properties […] [...]

State casino revenue drops $6 million in September

September was a down month at Coast casinos. The year started with slow but steady growth. Revenue increased in five of the first seven months, and despite slipping in August and September, remains $5.8 million ahead of last year’s pace. August’s $10 million drop in gross casino revenue was followed by a $6 million decrease […] [...]

Man pleads guilty to stealing $100,000 from MDA

NEW ORLEANS  — A Harahan, La., man has pleaded guilty to stealing government funds. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says Vernon Ponder pleaded guilty Thursday before U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon. Letten says Ponder applied to the Mississippi Development Authority and to the U.S. Small Business Association for money to repair his vacation home […] [...]

Cartoon – October 10, 2011

by Published: October 9,2011

Tags: Cartoon, Haley Barbour, MBJ cartoon, ricky nobile

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Costs, impacts of incentive deals

“Gov. Haley Barbour has asked the Legislature to approve $175 million in incentives for California-based Calisolar and start-up HCL CleanTech to open facilities in Mississippi — projects expected to create direct jobs for 1,800 people.” Clarion-Ledger, Sept. 1, 2011 When this writer read that sentence he immediately got out a calculator and did the math. […] [...]

Cartoons – September 19, 2011

by Published: September 18,2011

Tags: government, Haley Barbour, MBJ cartoon, ricky nobile, Super PAC, Tea Party

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Green Tech Special Session

State lawmakers react to a special session that would give $175 million in incentives to green tech industries looking to relocate to Mississippi. [...]

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