Posts Tagged ‘system’

Storm system causes damage across South, Central U.S.

by Associated Press Published: January 30,2013

Tags: damage, destruction, fatality, hail, natural disaster, power outage, rain, severte weather, storm, system, tornado, trees, wind

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — A large storm system packing high winds, rain and some possible twisters tore across several states in the South and central U.S. yesterday, blacking out power to thousands, downing trees and damaging homes. One death was reported when a large tree blew down on a shed in Nashville, Tenn., where a man […] [...]

State adopting Pew system to measure effectiveness of spending

by Associated Press Published: January 16,2013

Tags: appropriation, benefit, fund, funding, spending, state government, system, tax, taxpayer

JACKSON — Mississippi officials are adopting a national system created by the Pew Center for the States to measure how much benefit a dollar of public spending creates. The system is first being set up to measure the effectiveness of criminal justice and corrections programs, but could be expanded to other areas in the future. […] [...]

Capital City switching to new payroll system

by Associated Press Published: January 14,2013

Tags: check, city government, employee, employer, municipal, municipality, pay, payroll, salary, system, wage

JACKSON — A new payroll system in Jackson won’t cut the pay of city employees, but workers still will receive less money for the first seven months of 2013. The Clarion-Ledger reports the city is switching to a bi-weekly pay system from the bi-monthly one it uses now, spreading employee pay over 26 pay periods […] [...]

Council approves $90M water-sewer project without discussion

by Associated Press Published: October 17,2012

Tags: appropriation, city, energy, funding, government, infrastructure, municipal, municipality, pipe, sewage, sewer, system, wastewater, water

JACKSON — The Jackson City Council approved a $90-million water and sewer project worth one-fourth of the city’s total budget, banking on a contractor’s guarantee that the work will pay for itself within 15 years. The Clarion-Ledger reports the 5-2 vote sets the stage for work to begin as soon as January on a broad […] [...]

Drop in tax collections blamed on computer system swap

by Associated Press Published: October 15,2012

Tags: collection, computer, hardware, report, system, tax, taxpayer, technology

JACKSON — A computer conversion at the Mississippi Department of Revenue delayed some revenue collections from being posted and contributed to a report that showed a September drop in tax collections. Agency spokeswoman Kathy Waterbury tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal during the “time-out” for conversion to the new system, tax returns were not posted […] [...]

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