2017 Mississippi Legislature Session Ends

Today the Mississippi legislature ended its 2017 regular session, but will have to return later to pass budgets for the attorney general’s office and the Department of Transportation.
Governor Phil Bryant will decide the starting date for a special session and he will set the agenda. The new budget year begins July 1st.
Spending proposals for transportation and the attorney general died because of disputes before a deadline late Monday.
The House and Senate wrapped up with other work today, four days before the scheduled end of the three month session.
Just before leaving the capitol, House members said farewell to longtime Republican Representative Mark Formby of Picayune. He is leaving the legislature to join the three-member Workers Compensation Commission.

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