Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Americans renew Obama’s Oval Office lease

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2012

Tags: Mississippi Business Journal, Missississppi, Obama, President, Romney

WASHINGTON — His lease renewed in trying economic times, President Barack Obama claimed a second term from an incredibly divided electorate and immediately braced for daunting challenges and progress that comes only in fits and starts. “We have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the United States of America, […] [...]

Mississippi Medicaid expansion unlikely, GOP leaders say

by Associated Press Published: June 28,2012

Tags: healthcare, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Obama, Romney

JACKSON — Top Republicans say Mississippi can’t afford to expand its Medicaid program to cover more people under the federal health care overhaul. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld most of the law Thursday. But, it said the federal government can’t withhold Medicaid money from states that choose not to expand Medicaid coverage to more low-income […] [...]

U.S. Supreme Court upholds key part of Obama health law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. The decision means the huge overhaul, still only partly in effect, will proceed and pick up momentum over the next several years, affecting the way that countless Americans receive and pay for […] [...]

Cartoon – January 2, 2012

by Ricky Nobile Published: January 1,2012

Tags: Happy "Newt" Year, Happy New Year, MBJ cartoon, Newt Gingrich, Obama, republican, ricky nobile


Technology is key to solar success

by Amy McCullough Published: October 9,2011

Tags: Obama, renewable energy industry, solar, Solyndra, Spectrawatt and Evergreen Solar

With the continued controversy over the Obama administration’s support for the now-bankrupt Solyndra, which came weeks after the collapse of Spectrawatt and Evergreen Solar, the renewable energy industry is eagerly watching to see how other U.S. solar manufacturers will fare. Gov. Barbour has branded Mississippi as a green energy leader, and two companies he helped […] [...]

Cartoons – July 11, 2011

by For the MBJ Published: July 10,2011

Tags: cagle cartoons, Cartoon, Hu, legislative expenses, Obama, ricky nobile


AG: State not yet clear of fiasco on foreclosure

by Ted Carter Published: December 12,2010

Tags: banking, Jim Hood, John Allison, Obama

Numbers elsewhere increase odds state may have messes to clean up from flawed foreclosures Mississippi banking commissioner John Allison says it appears the state’s real estate and banking sectors will be spared troubled caused elsewhere in the nation by the foreclosure fiasco that started early in the fall. But Attorney General Jim Hood says he […] [...]

Cartoon – August 16, 2010

by For the MBJ Published: August 15,2010

Tags: Cartoon, Obama, Saints


White House to announce mortgage relief

by Associated Press Published: March 26,2010

Tags: foreclosures, housing, housing crisis, mortgage, mortgage relief, Obama, real estate, White House

WASHINGTON — After months of criticism that it hasn’t done enough to prevent foreclosures, the Obama administration is expected to announce today a plan to reduce the amount some troubled borrowers owe on their home loans. People briefed on the plan said the effort will let people who owe more on their mortgages than their […] [...]

House passes healthcare reform bill

by Associated Press Published: March 22,2010

Tags: Democrats, healthcare, healthcare reform, Obama

WASHINGTON — A transformative health care bill is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature as Congress takes the final steps in Democrats’ improbable and history-making push for near-universal medical coverage. On the cusp of succeeding where numerous past congresses and administrations have failed, jubilant House Democrats voted 219-212 late Sunday to send legislation […] [...]

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