Archive | July 22nd, 2011

Jackson councilman pushes insurance requirement for convenience stores that sell alcoholic beverages

July 22, 2011

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The liability insurance Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes wants to require of convenience stores in the city that sell alcoholic beverages may make the premises safer from mishaps such as slip-and-falls. But don’t look for it to lessen the likelihood of violent incidents – or to even cover customers injured by violence, insurance professionals say. […]

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Contaminated money

July 22, 2011

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Mississippi rice farmers can start lining up for money from a recent $750-million, multi-state settlement with Bayer CropScience involving the accidental release of genetically modified rice in the U.S. food chain that negatively impacted sales to foreign markets. But while the settlement is welcome relief, some rice producers are expressing regret that the case ever […]

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2011 Governors Debate

July 22, 2011

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By Stephen McDill Kudos to Dean Jim Rosenblatt and his staff for packing the lecture hall at Mississippi College School of Law for the 2011 Mississippi gubernatorial debate. Democratic candidates Bill Luckett and Johnny Dupree faced off with Republican candidates Phil Bryant, Dave Dennis, Jim Broadwater, Hudson Holliday and Ron Williams. The front runners from […]

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Best Places to Work, 2011

July 22, 2011

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Mississippi Business Journal honors its finalists for the 2011 “Best Places to Work” awards event.

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