MONEY
$56 million set to improve water infrastructure
Steven Gagliano
June 12, 2018
Major improvements are coming to numerous cities’ water infrastructure across the state of Mississippi thanks to funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. $55.9 million dollars has been allocated for Mississippi projects from the...
Federal funds to aid Mississippi airports
Steven Gagliano
June 11, 2018
Nearly $2.5 million will be spent on improving local airports across the state of Mississippi. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the award of a $2.37 million grant which will be shared by nine...
Hyde-Smith approves bill to support drone research in Mississippi
Alex Paton
June 11, 2018
The Senate Appropriations committee-passed a bill that would support transportation infrastructure and drone research in Mississippi. U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committees, approved the FY2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD)...
Hosemann presents $196K to Hinds County
Alex Paton
June 4, 2018
The Secretary of State’s Office is releasing $196,876.83 to Hinds County, and cities and schools within the county, representing proceeds from recent tax-forfeited property sales.  This represents the return of 228 parcels to the tax...
EPA administrator gives $2M to improve Mississippi water quality
Alex Paton
June 1, 2018
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt joined over 50 farmers and landowners to announce two Gulf of Mexico Program grants totaling $2 million. During his time in the Mississippi Delta, Pruitt also toured Big River...
State Auditor issues $100,000 demand
Steven Gagliano
May 31, 2018
The State Auditor’s Office has issued a demand aiming to recover fees from the city of Tchula. A news release from State Auditor Stacey Pickering states that the Mississippi OSA issued a demand for $106,140 against...
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