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By ANTHONY WARREN,

Metro senators join forces to back special funding districts

The fight for community improvement districts (CIDs) began anew this week, with the start of the 2019 legislative session.





session outlook

Neighborhoods and downtown at the top of lawmakers’ priority list for 2019 legislative session

Bill Denny

If District 64 Rep. Bill Denny has his way, the state will allocate more money for improvements in the Capitol Complex Improvement District, or CCID.




Airport land annexation hearing scheduled Jan. 24; two cities want property

By ANTHONY WARREN,

The first scheduled hearing in the annexation case involving the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is slated for January 24.

Two cities, Flowood and Pearl, are attempting to annex land surrounding Jackson-Evers, in what city of Jackson officials call a “tax grab.”


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