Author Archives: Amelia Hamilton

U.S. Senate hears testimony on school choice for Native Americans

U.S. Sen. John McCain stressed the need for thinking “outside the box” as the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs heard testimony Wednesday on the Native American Education Opportunity Act. That legislation would give students in schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education access to education savings accounts. Introduced by Arizona senator McCain, this bill would […]

Kemper Project costs increase by $18 million

POWERED UP: Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project is the state’s most expensive construction project.   Mississippi Power announced Friday the Kemper Project coal gasification power plant will cost an additional $18 million and could be delayed even further. The total estimated cost of the plant now stands at $6.6 billion. More delays — which the company says will […]

Exploring Your Dashboard: Four of Our Favorite Tools

A few months ago, we launched a spandy-new post editor, updates to the WordPress.com Reader, and a WordPress.com desktop app. They’re all designed to make publishing and managing your sites easier, from more effective auto-saving to quicker creation of image galleries. Have you discovered everything the new and improved WordPress.com can do? Here are four of […]