money

Millions in Grant Money for Diamondhead

Residents of Diamondhead have a lot to look forward to over the next several years. City officials were able to secure $1.7 million in grants for multiple city projects. The city match for these projects is estimated at $600,000 for…

New Rule Expands Overtime Pay to Millions

Salaried workers who make up to $47,476 will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. CNNMoney's Christine Romans explains the new rule, which will go into effect on Dec. 1, 2016.

Lt. Governor Tate Reeves on Budget Woes

State lawmakers now face a $56.8 million challenge after a staff error over-projected the state budget. News 25’s Kristen Durand asked Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves about the shortfall. A $56.8 million mistake now looms over the state Legislature, a mistake…

$100,000 Made from City Auction

The City of Biloxi’s general fund is now more than $100,000 higher, thanks to the city auction over the weekend. Over 500 surplus, stolen and seized items from vehicles, jewelry, tools, bikes and more were auctioned off. Around 200 people…

$56.8 Million Mistake in Budget

Mississippi legislative leaders say they overestimated how much money the state could collect during the coming budget year, a nearly $60 million shortfall to be exact. News 25’s Shelby Myers has more. In a statement, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and…

State Money

A bill to use state money to pay for private school tuition or for home schooling is off the table, but Mississippi house members are keeping alive a plan that could allow students to transfer from poor-performing public school districts…