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BOBBY HARRISON: Tuck holds one final...

BOBBY HARRISON: Tuck holds one final card in tax-swap issue

By: Magnolia Tribune - April 10, 2007

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Editorial, 4/10/7

Sure, it is far-fetched, but Lt. Gov. Amy Tuck has one last chance to pass legislation to reduce the grocery tax and increase the cigarette tax under her watch.

During her last hours as the presiding officer, there will be no committee appointments so Tuck could not send a tax swap bill to committee. But the Senate could go into a committee as a whole and take up the bill. In the committee as a whole, the full Senate could bypass the committee process and take up the legislation right on the Senate floor.

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