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According to his campaign disclosure, Howard Sherman, Democratic Primary Run off Candidate For the US Senate has between $250,000 and $500,000 invested in Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VII, which focuses “on small-cap and midcap oil and gas companies.” And, “seeks to invest in North America“. https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=290115405 His capital gains/dividends are between $50,000 and $100,000. https://efdsearch.senate.gov/search/view/annual/7daa814c-1edc-497b-8c38-48cbad77b52f/

His opponent in the Democratic Primary Run Off, David Baria, is an advocate of solar power, and was endorsed by the Sierra Club: https://twitter.com/dbaria/status/1005468793290874881 While Sherman is looking backwards with dirty energy, Baria is looking forward.

According to one of their brochures from August 2017, Kayne Anderson, KAEF VII, has invested in STACK (Sooner Trend of the Andarko Basin in Canadian and Kingfish Co.), 55,000 net acres – Beacon II, Corlena Oil Co III, Triumph Energy, and SCOOP (South Central Oklahoma Oil Province), 45,000 net acres – Casillas Petroleum, STACK Midstream System; Canyon Midstream. Other Kayne Anderson investments include the Delaware Basin in West Texas-New Mexico, home to WIPP nuclear waste facility; Williston Basin in North Dakota; Powder R. Basin in Montana-Wyoming.

Excerpt from Sherman’s campaign disclosure:

Increase in earthquakes due to oil and gas related injection wells and, to a lesser degree, to fracking.

Income from Howard Sherman and wife, Sela Ward’s, Honeysuckle farms includes livestock sales, rental income, consulting, and is listed as $150,000. How much of this is farm subsidies? We only found one year of farm subsidies, but there may be more: https://farm.ewg.org/top_recips.php?fips=28075&progcode=em_cons

Sherman mentions Healthcubed, which is registered in Delaware, considered a tax haven, and also operates in India. Healthcubed Delaware and Healthcubed India:

Many of Howard Sherman’s California companies have been suspended by the California Secretary of State, for failure to file reports and/or the Franchise Tax Board, for failure meet tax requirements. We don’t know the details but generally this means: “The business entity was suspended or forfeited by the Franchise Tax Board for failure to meet tax requirements (e.g., failure to file a return, pay taxes, penalties, interest).http://www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/business-entities/cbs-field-status-definitions/ https://opencorporates.com/officers/us_ca?commit=Go&q=Howard+Sherman&utf8=✓

David Baria supporter, Meridian City Councilman, Weston Lindemann, is promoting a SiliconSouth project: “SiliconSouth Project to promote tech opportunities in Meridian” By Jim Brock May 30, 2018. http://www.meridianstar.com/news/local_news/siliconsouth-project-to-promote-tech-opportunities-in-meridian/article_3ae2f8eb-26e8-5769-a01b-622495187321.html

Clearly Mississippi doesn’t need the advice of backwards looking Howard Sherman. Exploitive extractive industries have kept it backwards, including cutting its forests to ship trees/lumber to Europe to rebuild after World War I (and probably World War II), to burn in European chimneys today, and the oil and gas industry, which mostly fuels the northeast.