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County lands solid waste grant from MDEQ

HARRISON COUNTY — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Harrison County a solid waste assistance grant of $70,000 that will be used by the county for a household hazardous waste collection event to be held in the spring. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a variety of useful solid waste management activities for cities and counties, and ...

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The fiscal debacle: Government working as was truly intended?

Is the fiscal cliff scenario a failure of our system of government or government functioning as intended? One need not venture far these days to hear a fairly common assessment of the current state of affairs pertaining to government in the nation’s capital. Usually, references are made to a totally broken governing mechanism. Furthermore, the befuddled average citizen often lays ...

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Hinds County "Defiant… Unresponsive"

JACKSON- Mississippi Center for Public Policy president Forest Thigpen explains his new project SeeTheSpending.org, a website that tracks hundreds of budgets in state and county government. He says that while most of Mississippi’s 82 counties have responded to public records requests, he’s still waiting to hear from Jackson.

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