Archive | March 7th, 2011

WSJ asks MBJ’s question at ECO:nomics

March 7, 2011

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By Amy McCullough For several weeks now the Mississippi Business Journal has been interested in Mississippi’s new role as a venture capitalist in the green energy sector (Soladigm, Stion and KIOR) and the risk that poses to taxpayers. The Wall Street Journal got Gov. Haley Barbour’s take on the matter at the recent WSJ-hosted ECO:nomics […]

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GAO flip-flop puts price tag on consumers’ health

March 7, 2011

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By WALLY NORTHWAY There’s an old Southern expression that goes, “I believe we got ‘er, if she don’t jump.” Well, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has more than jumped — it’s flip-flopped. Earlier this month, the GAO released a report that questions the cost of transferring the inspection of seafood from the Food and Drug […]

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Barbour: Miss. stimulus different than Obama stimulus

March 7, 2011

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By Amy McCullough Gov. Haley Barbour pointed at the difference between Mississippi’s stimulus and Obama’s stimulus at The Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics Conference in Santa Barbara, California, according to a post by the WSJ’s Marketwatch. Barbour said there has been “a lack of support from the White House for nuclear power, and a wrongheaded bias […]

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