Budget to Barbour

Sigo, Shelly
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, p33
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The article reports that Mississippi lawmakers have approved the $13 billion state budget for fiscal 2007. The approved budget was sent to Governor Haley Barbour for approval. Meanwhile, Barbour had vetoed the HB 1115 that would have given the Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi $20 million a year for tobacco cessation and prevention programs.


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