The dates for the 2016 Spring Regional Meetings have been set. Please see the schedule for meeting dates, times and locations. Click here to download the schedule.
The Reverend Mark Williams, Pastor of Clear Creek Methodist Protestant Church in Brooklyn, delivered an opening prayer to the state Senate on Wednesday, March 23, 2016
USDA, Partners to Invest $720 Million in Large-Scale, Targeted Conservation Projects Across the Nation
Natural Resources Conservation Service For more information, contact
100 W. Capitol Street, Suite 1321 Jackson, MS 39269
601.965.5205. Ext 134
Click HERE to view Governor Bryant's 2017 Budget Recommendation
NACo County News
Averting the Ghost of Shutdowns Past, Congress passed and President Obama signed a $1.15 trillion FY16 spending bill that boosts overall federal spending by approximately 5 percent. To lend even more holiday cheer, counties fared very well in the FY16 appropriations process. Major highlights include:
Reverend Bobby Bolton, (left), pastor of Sweet Hope Baptist Church in Laurel, delivered an opening prayer to the senate on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at the invitation of Senator Billy Hudson, who led the Pledge of Allegiance, after Lt. Governor Tate Reeves called lawmakers to order.
Bobby Bolton is also President of the Perry County Board of Supervisors.
On December 3, 2015, Congress passed a five-year reauthorization of the federal surface transportation programs called the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” or FAST Act. The legislation included significant policy and funding provisions for counties and marks the first long-term transportation bill in over a decade.