In-Depth: How Brett Favre Got $6 Million in Welfare Funds For A Volleyball Stadium
“Multiple prosecutors” are still examining the facts and making decisions about criminal charges in Mississippi’s sprawling welfare scandal that saw millions in funds meant for poor families go instead to wealthy celebrities, Mississippi State Auditor Shad White said on Thursday, Sept. 15.
‘The Last Will Be First’: National Infrastructure Bank’s Plan for Failed Jackson Water System
HR 3339, a current bill in Congress, would create a $5-trillion National Infrastructure Bank to finance projects that federal, state and local governments cannot. This plan would allow Mississippi to receive up to $47 billion over 10 years to cover all infrastructure improvements, including roads, bridges, levees and dams, affordable housing, public transport and more, Alphecca Muttardy writes.
Class Action Suit Targets Private Companies Using Cameras for Vehicle Insurance Fees
Mississippi cities are adopting a system of using automated license plate readers to ticket road users without valid vehicle liability insurance. A lawsuit filed Sept. 1, 2022, disputes the legality of the practice.