City of Biloxi Asks to Join Lawsuit Against Delbert Hosemann Over Land Dispute.

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 30th, 2017 at 6:45 am

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Business, Delbert Hosemann, Economic Development, Ethics, MS Secretary of State, MS State Government, News, Property rights, Taxes

Delbert Hosemann claims the state controls the property up to U.S. 90. Previously, the state has claimed only a sliver of the southern portion of the property, and signed leases based on that property line.

WLOX EDITORIAL BOARD: Audit Of MS Dept. Of Education Reveals Need For Serious Checks And Balances

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 29th, 2017 at 4:24 pm

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Commentary, Education, Federal Government, Gulf Coast, MDE, Mississippi, MS State Government, Opinion, Spending

We recently learned that the Mississippi Department of Education misspent tens of millions of dollars. The department had to cut after school grants to repay federal money that was spent on programs for which they were not approved. Audits revealed the problem. Accountability in the education accounting department was obviously lacking. The state says it […]

Former Biloxi Mayor, State Legislator And Judge Danny Guice Dead At 92

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 14th, 2017 at 2:05 pm

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, News

Former Biloxi Mayor Daniel “Danny” Guice, who lived in the city all his life, died Thursday at age 92. Guice had been a state legislator, three-term mayor of Biloxi from 1961 to 1973 and a county court judge. “Danny Guice was a beloved individual,” Biloxi Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich said. “He was a benevolent leader […]

City of Biloxi Files Lawsuit Against Shuckers’ Owners For Not Living Up To Baseball Stadium Deal

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 10th, 2016 at 7:53 am

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Economic Development, Mississippi Municipalities, News

The honeymoon is over after two seasons of minor league baseball, with the city filing a lawsuit Monday in Chancery Court against Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports Management, owners of the Biloxi Shuckers. The city says in the lawsuit that it has been unable to determine how much Biloxi Baseball owes the city for rent, […]

Hosemann Attempting to Stop Family Park in Biloxi, But Won’t Share Land Use Study with City

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 19th, 2016 at 5:48 pm

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Business, Delbert Hosemann, Economic Development, Ethics, MS Secretary of State, News, Politics

Round two of the contest of wills between the city and Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has Biloxi Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich favoring plans for an amusement park adjacent to Margaritaville Resort Biloxi and Hosemann making a case keeping the location as a casino site. On Thursday, the Biloxi Planning Commission is scheduled to […]

NAACP, Steps Coalition moves could kill Biloxi baseball stadium plans.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 13th, 2013 at 8:05 am

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Economic Development, Governor, MDA, Mississippi, MS State Government, Phil Bryant, Politics, Race

The next week could determine if Minor League Baseball is coming to Biloxi or if it’s game over before the stadium is ever built. Groups such as the Steps Coalition and Biloxi NAACP chapter, calling for a referendum on a $21 million city-issued bond to help build the stadium, have until June 18 to collect […]

Governor announces plans for minor league baseball stadium.

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 30th, 2013 at 4:07 pm

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Economic Development, Gambling, Governor, Gulf Coast, Job Growth, MDA, Mississippi, MS State Government, Phil Bryant, Spending, Tourism

Mississippi anticipates providing the City of Biloxi a $15 million grant to construct a minor league baseball stadium downtown, Gov. Phil Bryant announced today. The state’s anticipated financial assistance for the project comes from funds BP granted to Mississippi in 2010 during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “The oil spill of 2010 had a significant […]

Governor Bryant to announce Biloxi stadium plans

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 30th, 2013 at 6:35 am

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Economic Development, Gulf Coast, Job Growth, Mississippi, Mississippi Municipalities, Tourism

Gov. Phil Bryant will be in Biloxi Thursday to announce plans for a minor league baseball stadium north of the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino on U.S. 90. He will be joined by Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway and other local officials at the 3 p.m. announcement, during which Bryant will unveil the preliminary designs for […]

Obama issues executive order on immigration, Governor Bryant responds.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 15th, 2012 at 6:38 pm

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Federal Government, Governor, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Phil Bryant, Politics

The Obama administration issued a politically charged executive order Friday that will make about 800,000 young people who were brought to the United States illegally as children safe from deportation proceedings, and may make them eligible for work permits. The administration has been under considerable pressure to take action on the behalf of young immigrants, […]

State agencies are big casino customers – Local – SunHerald.com

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 3rd, 2011 at 2:55 pm

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Filed Under: Biloxi, Economic Development, Education, Gambling, Gulf Coast, MDA, MDOT, Mississippi, MS State Government, Spending, Taxes

Mississippi government agencies spend millions of dollars in casinos, from the Coast to Las Vegas. Just how much they spend is hard to determine. It’s spread across individual agencies’ budgets and listed under many labels. Much of the spending is reimbursed to individuals for hotel rooms or meals and hard to track. But a look […]