Mississippi Lawmakers Wrangle Over Debt During Special Session

Sigo, Shelly
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/16/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32011, p7
Trade Publication
This article reports that the Mississippi Legislature is back in special session this week after the Republican-controlled Senate tried to end the session last Friday because the Democrat-controlled House failed to act on a bond bill. The Senate on November 8, 2004, the first day of the special session, passed the bond bill Republican governor Haley Barbour proposed, which would authorize $109 million of general obligation bonds for economic development projects. The House Ways and Means Committee deliberated all last week without sending the bill to the full House for a vote.


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