Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Chamber of Commerce’

Union-restricting legislation moves forward

JACKSON — Mississippi lawmakers are moving ahead with a package of bills to restrict some labor union organizing and picketing practices. The House passed a package of five bills yesterday, four of which will return to the Senate for more work because they were amended by the House. The other, Senate Bill 2689, would stop […] [...]

Debate should continue about tort awards and limitations

by MBJ Staff Published: March 1,2013

Tags: Hot Coffee, litigation, tort reform, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

In a recent story by Clay Chandler, a federal appeals court has ruled that Mississippi’s tort cap does not violate separation of powers A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Mississippi’s $1 million cap on non-economic damages arising out of civil litigation does not violate the state’s constitutional separation of […] [...]

Wicker honored by Chamber

by MBJ Staff Published: May 16,2010

Tags: Sen. Roger Wicker, Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) was recently honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and presented with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for his pro-business record during the first session of the 111th Congress. According to the scorecard, Wicker maintained an 86 percent rating with the Chamber this year and collectively holds a 94 percent ranking […] [...]

Chamber gives Cochran high marks

by MBJ Staff Published: May 16,2010

Tags: Sen. Thad Cochran, Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) was recently honored on Capitol Hill by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and presented with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for his pro-business record during the first session of the 111th Congress. Eligibility for the award is based on how members of Congress vote on key business issues, which the Chamber […] [...]

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