The Mississippi Legislature will need to act early in the 2017 session to free up about $30 million that currently sits in limbo.
The money was supposed to be transferred to the state general fund under the controversial Budget Transparency and Simplification Act. But an attorney general’s opinion ruled that it can’t be moved without further action by lawmakers.
Daily Journal Capitol Bureau chief Bobby Harrison (10:48) joins Derek and Brad on today’s episode to talk more about the situation.
Also, law enforcement reporter William Moore (19:25) discusses his recent participation in the Tupelo Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy. That 10-week program recently completed with a firearms training simulation.
Photographer Lauren Wood (29:00) talks about her photo essay on Duke Pecan Company in West Point.