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PSC Sets Hearing for Kemper Coal Plant

Updated: 03/29/2012 - State utility regulators will meet Friday in Jackson to consider issuing a temporary certificate sought by Mississippi Power Co. to continue work at its Kemper County plant.

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Partial Veto Complaint Dismissed

Posted: 03/28/2012 - A legal challenge to Gov. Haley Barbour's partial veto of a 2009 appropriations bill for the Highway Patrol has been dismissed.

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PSC Requests Proposals for Coal Plant

Updated: 03/28/2012 - State utility regulators have asked Mississippi Power Co. and the Sierra Club to submit proposals on how to proceed with the Kemper County coal-fired power plant.

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Tea Party Event

Posted: 03/28/2012 - A candidate for U.S. Senate spoke to a gathering of Meridian Tea Party members Tuesday night.

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Lawmakers Mull Break for Businesses

Posted: 03/27/2012 - The Mississippi Legislature is working on a bill that would give a financial break to businesses paying the inventory tax.

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Gibbs' Hearing This Week

Posted: 03/26/2012 - A court hearing for a woman cited for interfering with a Meridian animal control officer over an injured dog is set for later this week.

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MPC Continues Work at Lignite Plant

Updated: 03/23/2012 - Environmental organizations have asked regulators and the state Supreme Court to stop construction at Mississippi Power Company's $2.7 billion coal power plant in Kemper County.

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Lawmakers Send Governor Fix for Flood Coverage

Posted: 03/23/2012 - The Mississippi Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill to allow local governments to enforce federal floodplains codes at hunting and fishing camps.

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Mississippi Executes Mitchell

Updated: 03/22/2012 - A 61-year-old Mississippi man was executed Thursday for the slaying of a woman, who disappeared from her workplace in Biloxi in 1995.

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House, Senate Work on Separate Budgets

Posted: 03/22/2012 - The Mississippi House and Senate are working on separate budget proposals, but both would slightly increase the funding for public schools in the coming year.

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Hood Seeks Review of Pardons Ruling

Posted: 03/22/2012 - Attorney General Jim Hood has asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that Gov. Haley Barbour's late-term pardons were valid.

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Group Protests Executions

Posted: 03/19/2012 - A group that opposes the death penalty protested two executions scheduled in Mississippi this week.

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