Mississippi Governor Expands Special Session for Bonds

Sigo, Shelly
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/23/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32016, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that Mississippi governor Haley Barbour expanded the call of the special legislative session to clear the way for passage of a bond bill that has grown from $109 million to $456 million in just over two weeks. Appointment of a joint conference committee to overcome objections and decide what projects are to be funded above the original $109 million bond bill; Additional fund added by the committee for colleges; Failure of lawmakers to pass the typical annual bond bill.


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