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POLL: How popular is Rep. Steven Palazzo?

January 9, 2013

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Just how popular is Rep. Steven Palazzo? Click here to vote …  

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Mississippi’s Palazzo says he’ll be ‘point person’ on disaster-relief reform

January 9, 2013

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Congressman says he’ll be ‘point person’ on disaster-relief reform >> Poll question … U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo toured areas of the Jersey shore and Staten Island for the first time to view Sandy hurricane damage Tuesday, after the backlash over his vote against funding for the National Flood Insurance Program last week.  >> Read more […]

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Entergy Mississippi workers returning home; crews helped restore service following Superstorm Sandy

November 13, 2012

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JACKSON — Entergy Mississippi crews are returning homeafter nearly three weeks spent helping restore utility service to victims of Superstorm Sandy. “We sent about 150 workers, including our company employees and contract workers, to the Northeast,” said Robbin Jeter, Entergy Mississippi director of transmission and distribution. “They were very successful in helping our sister utilities […]

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Budget cuts could make us less safe where predicting weather is concerned …

November 2, 2012

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As the superstorm Sandy emergency moves into the clean-up and recovery phase, some lessons – what went right and what went wrong – are already clear. See complete post here …

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Upon further review: Mississippi had negative GDP for 2011

June 5, 2012

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Mississippi dipped back into recession in 2011, with overall economic output shrinking 0.8 percent, according to federal figures released Tuesday. The Magnolia State was one of only six states where the economy contracted in 2011, along with Alabama, Hawaii, Maine, New Jersey and Wyoming, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported. Senior economist Marianne Hill […]

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Report: U.S. economy will depend on trillion-dollar Hispanic ‘niche’

May 25, 2012

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The explosive growth of the U.S. Hispanic population should be making consumer-products companies rich, but instead, it is leaving them confused. The U.S. Latino community, already a $1 trillion annual consumer market comprising 52 million people (out of a total U.S. population of 311 million), is on course to grow by another 50 percent in […]

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