Monday, March 30, 2015
Leading Mississippi Organizations Ask State Supreme Court to Rehear Kemper Rate Case

Press Release

Noting that the Court's previous ruling could harm the Mississippi economy, leaders of three of Mississippi's top business organizations are asking the state Supreme Court to rehear a recent case regarding electric rates designed to help pay for Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility. The Mississippi Manufacturers Association, Mississippi Economic Council and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Business Council have a all filed amicus briefs with the Court ...


Monday, March 30, 2015
James Williams Named Executive Director of State Workforce Investment Board

Press Release

James Williams has been named Executive Director of Mississippi’s State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB). “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve with this board. I look forward to working with everyone involved with SWIB to help strengthen workforce development in Mississippi,” said Williams.

SWIB works to consolidate and strengthen the state’s workforce development system in order to make it more efficient. SW...


Monday, March 30, 2015
Business Groups File Briefs in Support of Kemper Coal Plant Rehearing

By Jack Weatherly, Mississippi Business Journal

Three business-support groups have filed briefs with the Mississippi Supreme Court, asking for a rehearing of the case in which a rate increase for Mississippi Power Co. customers was reversed and a refund ordered.

The Mississippi Economic Council, the Mississippi Manufacturers Association and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Business Council are seeking to get another review of the 24 percent increase associated with the Ke...