The power plant being constructed by Mississippi Power in Kemper County is more than two years behind schedule and more than $4 billion over its initial budget of $2.4 billion. The plant is supposed to provide jobs for Mississippi and hope for clean burning coal technology for the world. MPB's Mark Rigsby speaks with Jeff Shepard of Mississippi Power.
On this Election Day, Mississippians are casting their votes in the presidential race -- and in various offices across the state. All of Mississippi's representatives in Congress are on the ballot -- as are races for state Supreme Court. Polls opened at seven this morning, and fresh from casting his own ballot is Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman. Welcome, Mr. Secretary.
Smart money today says Mississippi's six electoral votes will go to Republican nominee Donald Trump. Still, Republicans across the state are working to get out the vote and make sure turn out is good. With us this morning is state Republican Chairman Joe Nosef. Welcome, Chairman Nosef.
The Democratic Party only controls one statewide office in Mississippi. Still, Democrats are hoping for a good turnout today for their presidential candidate -- Hillary Clinton. With us to talk about the election from the Democratic Party's point of view is state party Chairman Bobby Moak. Welcome, Chairman Moak.