Posts Tagged ‘Pew Center on the States’

BREAKING NEWS: Brent Christensen named new head of the Mississippi Development Authority

JACKSON — Brent Christensen has been named the new head of the Mississippi Development Authority. Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement during a press conference at the Marriot Hotel in downtown Jackson. Christensen, who has been the CEO of the Gainesville (Fla.) Area Chamber of Commerce the last 10 years, replaces interim director Jim Barksdale, the […] [...]

Study: Mississippi lags in assessing value of tax incentives

Mississippi and 28 other states are making no effort to determine the true returns their states are gaining from tax incentives granted businesses in exchange for promises of jobs and capital investments. So says the Pew Center on the States in a new study that categorizes the 29 states as those “trailing behind.” It puts […] [...]

Read April 30 issue of the MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: April 27,2012

Tags: BancorpSouth, Kemper County, Pew Center on the States, sierra club, Tax incentives

>> KEMPER COUNTY COAL PLANT HEARING Public Service Commission votes 2-1 to reissue Kemper certificate— By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> SIERRA CLUB PREPARES ITS LATEST KEMPER CHALLENGE Calls facility an expensive, unnecessary environmental hazard— By Clay Chandler >> STUDY: STATE LAGS IN ASSESSING VALUE OF TAX INCENTIVES Many have no policy […] [...]

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