Archive | January 25th, 2012

CNBC: KiOR ‘bleeding cash’

January 25, 2012

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Update: Today (Jan. 27) KiOR announced that it has closed a $75 million four-year term loan with a lender group comprised of an affiliate of Vinod Khosla and two Canadian corporations owned by certain pension fund clients of Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo). KiOR is listed along with Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Sears Holdings and Rite Aid […]

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Carter Commentary: Getting us back to ‘Made in America’

January 25, 2012

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Is there an assembly line somewhere that turns out these tired opposition party responses to State of the Union addresses? Year after year, it doesn’t matter whether the chief executive delivering the speech is a Democrat or Republican, within minutes of the speech’s completion the worn-out rhetoric begins. Which brings us to Tate Reeves, Mississippi’s […]

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Mississippi refreshes state website

January 25, 2012

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The Governor’s Office has just announced that the official state website (ms.gov) has received a well-deserved touch-up. Enjoying the first overhaul in more than a decade, MS.gov was relaunched today with live chat capabilities, user-friendly tabs and a full array of social media platforms. The site will reportedly serve as a gateway to official partner sites, […]

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Trent Lott Endorses Mitt Romney

January 25, 2012

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Former U.S. senator Trent Lott more than hinted at a Mitt Romney alignment in a video interview posted today by CBSNews.com. The Pascagoula native said he would back Romney over his Republican rivals because the former Massachusetts governor stands the best chance of beating President Barack Obama in November. Recent polling show Romney in a […]

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Prentiss lands precast concrete plant, 40 jobs

January 25, 2012

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Prentiss will gain 40 jobs when precast concrete products manufacturer Foley Products Co. opens a plant in the Jefferson Davis County city later this year. The project represents a company investment of more than $7 million, officials said. The company’s new Prentiss location will enable the company to better serve its customers and allow for […]

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