2017 Legislative Session Opens
The 2017 Mississippi Legislative Session is officially underway in Jackson.
The session opened at noon Tuesday,a day that was more ceremonial. Official work will begin later in the week.
Among the topics expected to command lawmakers attention were allocating BP oil spill settlement money, restructuring the MAEP Formula, settling on a budget and campaign finance reform, among others.
Lawmakers from the Coast tell News 25 they’re hopeful for a productive session.
The 2017 legislative session will run through April.