Hosemann announces deal to buy portion of Cat Island, set aside for public use.


Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and members of the Coast legislative delegation announced Thursday the state has made a deal to buy 217 acres of Cat Island to be set aside for public use. The total purchase price for the land is $8 million, with $528,000 coming from state tidelands funds, which come from casino … Continue reading Hosemann announces deal to buy portion of Cat Island, set aside for public use.

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But what strings are attached, and how do we fund it next year?


State hopes to land $50M in funds for early child ed | The Clarion-Ledger | http://www.clarionledger.com: http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20110815/NEWS/108150...ome|s Mississippi plans to compete for $50 million in federal funds for early childhood education - despite the fact it lacks a statewide pre-K program. Mississippi is one of 10 states and the only Southern state with no universal … Continue reading But what strings are attached, and how do we fund it next year?