budget

Gautier approves city budget for 2022

The Gautier City Council voted tonight to approve its 2022 budget and a plan to offer competitive pay for all city workers. For city employees salaries of various positions will…

City of Biloxi seeks 'safe, friendly and beautiful' budget

Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich's "safe, friendly and beautiful" credo, fueled by millions in federal COVID-19 funding to replace lost revenue, was the backdrop more than once this week when the mayor and councilmembers reviewed nearly $4 million in additional spending…

State Supreme Court rules in Governor Reeves' favor

The state Supreme Court has ruled Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves acted within his rights when he partially vetoed a budget bill. Thursday’s decision is a reversal of a chancery court judge’s ruling in October. Reeves’ spokesperson, Bailey…

Gulfport city employees receive raise

As if we weren’t already looking forward to the end of 2020, Gulfport’s budget for the coming fiscal year has city employees ready to see the first of November. Every year towards the end of September, the Gulfport City Council…

Local reactions to DMR budget battle

A temporary funding solution has been found for the Department of Marine Resources to operate over the holiday weekend, but the battle for funding still continues. The state department responsible for everything marine-related on the Coast continues to face a…

Trump budget boosts military, slashes social safety nets

(NBC News) — President Trump's $4.8 trillion dollar budget plan was released Monday. It boosts military spending and provides more funds for a wall along the Mexico border, but cuts food stamps, farm subsidies and student loans. House Speaker Nancy…

President Trump’s proposed budget benefits NASA

NASA employees are applauding the president’s proposed budget today. The space agency’s administrator spoke to workers at Stennis Space Center, which is testing the rocket which will go to the moon. Administrator Jim Bridenstine shared the news that the president’s…

Fire safety improvements in Harrison County

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s budget for fiscal year 2020 earlier this week and with the new budget comes improvements for fire safety in the county. Harrison County’s fire services will see an increase in its…

MDE Finalizes Teacher Pay Raise Total

In consultation with school districts, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has determined that 40,991 teachers and teacher assistants are eligible for the state-funded, $1,500 pay raise.   The number of teaching positions is an increase from the original estimate…

Biloxi budget meeting for the new year

The City of Biloxi held their second budget meeting today to iron out their finances ahead of the new year. The City of Biloxi will be operating under a budget of $59 million, the same amount that was allocated for…

Moss Point budget vote

Moss Point Mayor Mario King and the board of aldermen voted on the city’s final budget today. Many thought the fire chief position would be eliminated, but that’s not the case. “Why would you do that to your citizens. If…

Moss Point budget vote

Moss Point Mayor Mario King and the board of aldermen voted on the city’s final budget this afternoon. Many thought the fire chief position would be eliminated, but that’s not the case. News 25’s Jaylon Morris is at Moss Point…

Moss Point Board of Aldermen Meeting

The Moss Point Board of Aldermen gathered at city hall to vote on the city’s budget proposal among other things concerning the Moss Point Fire Department. A decent crowd of Moss Point residents showed up at city hall to hear…

Moss Point budget proposal

Some controversy lurking around the City of Moss Point could bring some heated conversation tonight at the Board of Aldermen meeting as they vote on the city’s budget proposal. News 25’s Jaylon Morris is in Moss Point with more.