Republicans got the measure passed by attaching it to a budget resolution, which is not subject to filibuster. The fight’s not over, but pro-drilling forces have the upper hand and all the momentum.
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Rep. Lamar said the bill clarifies that going forward the city would spend the money on water and sewer needs. On Thursday, the Mississippi House passed House Bill 1168 which would revise the use of revenue from the City of Jackson’s municipal option special sales tax. After heavy debate on the House floor, Representatives passed…
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