Posts Tagged ‘“Make Mine Mississippi”’

Education group cheers as Dems sink tax cut bill; backers say families, businesses hurt

A $555 million tax cut for Mississippi appears down for the count after Democrats decided Wednesday competing financial needs outweighed the benefits of reducing  income taxes for some brackets and cutting business and franchise taxes. The cut would have been the largest in state history, according to Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who had called it a timely “pay raise” for […] [...]

House bill for $50 million Coliseum redo, new Trade Mart heads for Senate

By TED CARTER A bill to spend $51 million to give the Mississippi Coliseum a makeover and tear down and rebuild the neighboring Trade Mart is halfway home, having passed the House overwhelmingly. Rep. Jeff Smith’s House Bill 39 proposing the general obligation bond must get through the Senate’s Ways and Means Committee chaired by Joey […] [...]

Making a name for themselves in filmmaking in Mississippi

By Jack Weatherly   Get the name right! That’s the cry in show biz. Making a name is important in just about any endeavor, but none more so, perhaps, than in the movie business. Brian Hilburn — with one “L” — has had a bit of trouble with that, starting with his credit as a […] [...]

Ag Man

JACKSON- Retiring agriculture commissioner Lester Spell, a veterinarian and former mayor of Richland, looks back at his tenure at the Miss. Department of Agriculture. [...]

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