Posts Tagged ‘crimes’

Councilmen repeal convenience store security ordinance

by Associated Press Published: February 14,2012

Tags: convenience stores, crimes, killings, law, municipal government, ordinance, repeal, retail, retailers, robberies, safety, security, shootings

JACKSON — The Jackson City Council has reversed course on a law that a majority now agrees is too burdensome on the 24-hour convenience stores it sought to protect. By a 4-0 vote, council members voted yesterday to repeal the law, which required the stores to have a security guard on duty from midnight to […] [...]

Lawmakers want changes to governor’s pardon powers

by Associated Press Published: January 17,2012

Tags: clemency, crimes, executive, governor, legislative, pardons, state government

JACKSON — Some Mississippi lawmakers want to limit the governor’s pardon powers, a discussion prompted by Republican Haley Barbour’s actions as he left office last Tuesday. Barbour granted pardons or other reprieves to more than 200 people, including many convicted of violent crimes. He says most had served their time, and pardons offer a chance […] [...]

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