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The Clarion-Ledger
PENDER: Incentives are way of the worldState and local government incentives for big businesses are dumb as a sack of
PENDER: Incentives are way of the world
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 hours ago
State and local government incentives for big businesses are dumb as a sack of hammers. And they all said, amen. But unfortunately, incentives are the game afoot, the realpolitik and the way of the world for most states including Mississippi if... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Screen saver, deer hunting, soggy land help land port projectGov. Phil Bryant says a telephone screen saver, his penchant for deer hunting a
Screen saver, deer hunting, soggy land help land port project
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 hours ago
Gov. Phil Bryant says a telephone screen saver, his penchant for deer hunting and soggy land around Fourchon, Louisiana, helped Mississippi land a deal for a new Gulfport shipyard that might stop the feds breathing down the state’s neck over port... Read more
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The Star
CSX shipping hub needs to get back on trackEditorial: Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 11:38 PM It sounded like such a great idea
CSX shipping hub needs to get back on track
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Editorial: Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 11:38 PM It sounded like such a great idea, a CSX intermodal shipping hub in Johnston County that would employ 300 and could spark 1,500 jobs across the state.A news... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Tire plant, port operation to add 3,500 Mississippi jobsMississippi is set to land a $1.45 billion tire plant in Hinds County expected
Tire plant, port operation to add 3,500 Mississippi jobs
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
Mississippi is set to land a $1.45 billion tire plant in Hinds County expected to bring 2,500 jobs, the largest economic development announcement for the area in a generation and one of the largest such projects of its kind in North America. The... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Lawmakers approve Continental incentivesThe Legislature convened this morning to debate a 196-page incentives package f
Lawmakers approve Continental incentives
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
The Legislature convened this morning to debate a 196-page incentives package for two unrelated economic development projects that will bring a combined 3,500 jobs to Mississippi over five years. RELATED: Read a breakdown of the incentives The full... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Mississippi lawmakers pass aid for tire plant, shipyardJim Simpson, a former member of the House, and a commissioner at the Mississipp
Mississippi lawmakers pass aid for tire plant, shipyard
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
Jim Simpson, a former member of the House, and a commissioner at the Mississippi State Port at Gulfport, listens as House Ways and Means Committee members discuss the incentives for a tire plant in western Hinds County and a shipyard in Gulfport,... Read more
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The News-Times
Mississippi lawmakers pass aid for tire plant, shipyardJim Simpson, a former member of the House, and a commissioner at the Mississipp
Mississippi lawmakers pass aid for tire plant, shipyard
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Jim Simpson, a former member of the House, and a commissioner at the Mississippi State Port at Gulfport, listens as House Ways and Means Committee members discuss the incentives for a tire plant in western Hinds County and a shipyard in Gulfport,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in state historyJACKSON -- Mississippi lawmakers will consider more than $275 million in incent
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in state history
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSON -- Mississippi lawmakers will consider more than $275 million in incentives starting Thursday for a Hinds County tire plant and a Gulfport shipyard that could cumulatively invest more than $1.5 billion and create 3,500 jobs. Gov. Phil Bryant... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in Mississippi historyJACKSON – Mississippi lawmakers will consider more than $275 million in incenti
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in Mississippi history
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSON – Mississippi lawmakers will consider more than $275 million in incentives starting Thursday for a Hinds County tire plant and a Gulfport shipyard that could cumulatively invest more than $1.5 billion and create 3,500 jobs. Gov. Phil Bryant... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editorial, Jan. 30: Let's get CSX plan back on trackIt sounded like such a great idea, a CSX intermodal shipping hub in Johnston Co
Editorial, Jan. 30: Let's get CSX plan back on track
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
It sounded like such a great idea, a CSX intermodal shipping hub in Johnston County that would employ 300 and could spark 1,500 jobs across the state. A news release by Gov. Pat McCrory said the $272 million hub on 450 acres off Interstate 95 near... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
My Turn: Controversy over CSX's proposed terminalIt is great news that CSX wants to make a multi-million dollar investment in No
My Turn: Controversy over CSX's proposed terminal
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
It is great news that CSX wants to make a multi-million dollar investment in North Carolina and bring a terminal here for its operations that will undoubtedly have a positive economic impact on Wilmington and the state port. But even more pleasing... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Photos show haunting remains of sunken cruise shipFirst port authority board meeting of 2016 full of conversationFirst port autho
Photos show haunting remains of sunken cruise ship
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
First port authority board meeting of 2016 full of conversationFirst port authority board meeting of 2016 full of conversation This was the first meeting of the new year for the port authority board. (Photo source: WLOX) Familiar concerns about job... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
"A Closer Look" - Rouzer defends Omnibus Bill vote, seeks second termIt’s been six years since David Rouzer has been in this position, running as an
"A Closer Look" - Rouzer defends Omnibus Bill vote, seeks second term
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
It’s been six years since David Rouzer has been in this position, running as an incumbent in a race for political office. He won his second term as state senator from District 12 in 2010, before setting his sights on a seat in Congress. In 2012,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amaechi Urged to Rescind Decision On Maritime VarsityBy Emma Amaize, Egufe Yafugborhi and Perez Brisibe THE Centre for Peace and En
Amaechi Urged to Rescind Decision On Maritime Varsity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
By Emma Amaize, Egufe Yafugborhi and Perez Brisibe THE Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, has condemned the scrapping of the Nigerian Maritime University project in Okerenkoko, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
North blotter: Intoxicated man causes trouble in two Jupiter...JUPITER TRESPASSING An intoxicated man was reportedly harassing customers at
North blotter: Intoxicated man causes trouble in two Jupiter...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 18 days ago
JUPITER TRESPASSING An intoxicated man was reportedly harassing customers at an eatery in the 600 block of West Indiantown Road. When officers arrived the man complained of chest pains and was ultimately transported to Jupiter Medical Center. Once... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
CSX to build new intermodal hub in Johnston CountyThe Carolina Connector, planned to be completed in 2019, would connect rail ser
CSX to build new intermodal hub in Johnston County
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
The Carolina Connector, planned to be completed in 2019, would connect rail service to other forms of transportation, including trucks, and serve as a distribution hub for rail and road transport, CSX said in release. "This terminal will connect... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
CSX to build new intermodal hub in Johnston CountyWILMINGTON -- CSX announced Thursday that it plans to build a new intermodal sh
CSX to build new intermodal hub in Johnston County
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
WILMINGTON -- CSX announced Thursday that it plans to build a new intermodal shipping hub in Johnston County in a move the company said would benefit state infrastructure and the Port of Wilmington. The Carolina Connector, planned to be completed in... Read more
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