Governor signs anti-corruption bill, auditor pleased
by MBJ Staff
Published: April 26,2013
JACKSON — State Auditor Stacey Pickering is applauding a new law that he says will help fight government corruption.
Gov. Bryant approved Senate Bill 2625 and it is now law with an effective date of July 1.
In a release, Pickering’s office wrote: “Under this important anti-corruption legislation, an individual who has been convicted or pled guilty to stealing public funds in the state of Mississippi may not be employed by the state or any county, municipality or any other political subdivision.
On numerous occasions, officials have stolen from one government agency only to then be employed by another agency at a later time. This will help ensure that that does not happen.”
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Twang & Tourism: The Country Music Trail
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- White House hotel making comeback in Biloxi
- Supreme Court deals blow to McDaniel's election challenge
- Guns OK inside Mississippi polling places, attorney general says
- Baseball stadium for Farish Street? It’s possible
- McCarthy hired as CFO of Mississippi Development Authority
- 'Get on Up' movie premiers in Madison with Chadwick Boseman and Tate Taylor walking the red carpet
- Bryant protests immigrant children being housed in state
- Gunn, Reeves introduce performance-based budget plan
- State GOP chairman calls on McDaniel to hurry with challenge
- Three indicted, alleged to have embezzled from agency