MISSISSIPPI: Settlement Stubbed Out

Sigo, Shelly
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/1/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32393, p57
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The article reports that Jackson County Chancery Judge Jaye Bradley has overruled a court order in a lawsuit filed by Governor Haley Barbour and the Board of the Health Care Trust Fund against the Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi, a nonprofit anti-smoking group. Bradley stated that the agreement that sent 20 million dollars a year from the state's tobacco settlement to the Partnership's funding no longer existed and decisions about the funds should be made by the Legislature.


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