Posts Tagged ‘regulation’

Former bank president turns to regulation as new commissioner

Jerry Wilson figured to spend the first six months of his retirement as president and CEO of BankFirst clearing his noggin of 43 years of banking clutter. Good thing he didn’t quite finish the clearing. He’ll be calling on that four-decades of banking knowledge daily in his new job as Mississippi banking commissioner. The 67-year-old […] [...]

With control going to landowners, how will Reservoir rules change?

Ross Barnett Reservoir soon will gain control of the 33,000-acre lake that was funded primarily with Hinds County and Jackson tax dollars and is now a draw to 2.5 million visitors annually. Residents living on reservoir property will soon have a majority vote on the board of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District, outnumbering […] [...]

Commissioner Presley to personally challenge ‘AT&T Law’

JACKSON — A Mississippi utility regulator says he will challenge a new law that removes most of the state’s remaining regulatory authority over AT&T. Brandon Presley, who represents north Mississippi on the Public Service Commission, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal he’ll file the lawsuit as a private citizen in Hinds County Circuit Court. “It […] [...]

Marine Resources releases new edition of saltwater fishing guide

by MBJ Staff Published: July 3,2012

Tags: angling, fish, fisherman, fishing, guide, outdoors, publication, recreation, regulation, rules, saltwater, state agency

GULF OF MEXICO — The 2012-2013 edition of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) Guide to Mississippi Saltwater Fishing Rules and Regulations is now available at the MDMR office located at 1141 Bayview Avenue in Biloxi and will soon be available at bait shops all along the Coast. It can also be downloaded at […] [...]

Gas utilities want regulators to approve previously unapproved rates

by Associated Press Published: June 22,2012

Tags: cooling, energy, heating, natural gas, rate, ratepayer, regulation, regulator, utility

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — Six municipally owned natural gas utilities are asking state regulators to approve rates they’ve already been charging customers without approval. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the requests have been filed with the Public Service Commission by utilities in Pontotoc, Batesville, Booneville, Holly Springs, New Albany and Walnut. Northern District Public Service […] [...]

Business of banking won’t be the same after July 21

by Ted Carter Published: July 3,2011

Tags: banking, banking regulation, Business, finance, regulation

Bankers in Mississippi and elsewhere in the country have penciled in July 21 as the day a new era in America banking regulation begins in earnest. July 21 marks a year to the day that President Obama signed what one Mississippi banking executive calls an “absolute dramatic rewriting of the rules” of banking. Few banking […] [...]

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