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Budget

09/10/2014 - 11:06am

MADISON COUNTY District 2 Supervisor Ronny Lott voted against a tax increase two years ago, but would not support a proposed tax decrease last week because the budget committee had not discussed it, he said.

“That’s not...

09/03/2014 - 4:03pm

PROPERTY TAXES in Madison County will stay the same this coming fiscal year except in the Valley View and Southwest Madison fire districts, said County Administrator Mark Houston.

Fiscal year 2015 starts October 1. The board of...

08/31/2014 - 10:26am

Jackson’s new mayor Tony Yarber gave the city a much-needed dose of reality when he cut the proposed city budget $110 million over the previous year.

Even then, Yarber’s proposed $392 million...

07/23/2014 - 3:33pm

MADISON COUNTY Road Manager Lawrence Morris says his department has been spending its asphalt money on just that, despite a recent question from one county supervisor about where the money has gone.

“It was spent in asphalt, fill...

12/05/2013 - 12:27pm

My generation, who entered the workforce during and after the Great Recession, has a unique perspective on American government, especially when we cannot find work or fear layoffs.  Our greatest hindrance now is not the private sector....

09/26/2012 - 11:39am

The Board of Supervisors  (BOS) approved the FY 2013 budget by a 4-1 vote (Stokes voting no). I voted for this budget because we addressed many issues left unanswered in the past and removed/added them to the budget. The process was not...

08/29/2012 - 11:04am

Crash! Rattle! Roll! Welcome to a Sunday afternoon drive in the Bold New City.

I mean, what’s going on with the roads in Jackson? This is getting ridiculous. I understand our city has the misfortune of sitting on top of some...

08/02/2012 - 8:53am

 

DESPITE LESS IN state funding, Madison County Schools 2012-2013 budget has no tax hike and a (small) pay raise for teachers.

Funding from the state has been reduced from $51 million to $46 million for the district,...

07/25/2012 - 9:45am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

DESPITE A THREE PERCENT jump in Madison County’s total assessed value this year, supervisors say the coming year’s budget will still be a challenge.

“This...

07/06/2012 - 3:01pm

This weekend marked the beginning of a new fiscal year, and Mississippians will see many new laws take effect to reduce government spending, cut taxes on job creators, improve education and protect families. The Mississippi Legislature...