2016 Mississippi Legislature

The Mississippi Legislature has concluded its 2016 session.

During the first session of a four-year term, republicans gained a supermajority in both chambers abolishing elected school superintendents, phasing out corporate franchise tax, and passing the religious freedom bill.

However legislators couldn’t to agree on plans to raise more money for road and bridge maintenance, or to change the state flag.

The House of Representatives adjourned for a final time yesterday after meeting briefly and disposing of a procedural block on one bill allowing people in designated districts in certain places to carry alcoholic beverages outside the location it was served.

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