Republicans coined the term “RINO” (Republicans in Name Only) to denigrate other Republicans who didn’t toe the conservative line. These days, I’m having trouble seeing the line. Thought it had to do with cutting the cost and size of government, reducing public and corporate welfare, and such. Must be a different line, though, with top [...]
Tag Archives: Dean Kirby
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September 16, 2011
Every year, hunters flock to the Delta to take advantage of some of the best public hunting land in the state offered by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks’ wildlife management areas (WMAs) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. This year, however, hunters are wondering if [...]
Green Tech Special Session: State lawmakers react to a special session that would give $175 million in incentives to green tech industries looking to relocate to Mississippi.
September 2, 2011
State lawmakers react to a special session that would give $175 million in incentives to green tech industries looking to relocate to Mississippi.
July 30, 2011
Raise Your Pints, a casual confederation of craft beer enthusiasts, has got volunteers, energy, and yes even a lobbyist- all the makings of an up-and-coming statewide grassroots organization with one message: beer making and tasting is more than just a hobby, its a serious business that can bring revenue into Mississippi. Brad Reeves and the [...]
January 21, 2011
By the Mississippi Business Journal Mississippi’s legislators just aren’t afraid to blast their cowardice to the world. The MBJ’s most recent favorite examples: The Clarion-Ledger‘s Jan. 21 story “Open meetings bill passes Senate floor” highlights a new law (SB 2289) that would put teeth in the state’s Open Meeting Act. Elected officials who violate the [...]