Posts Tagged ‘Delbert Hosemann’

Hosemann eyeing absentee ballots from controversial mayoral election

HATTIESBURG — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is examining absentee ballots from Hattiesburg’s recent special election. The review will not change the outcome of the election. Incumbent Democrat Johnny DuPree won a fourth term by 202 votes over challenger Dave Ware, after the initial vote was thrown out by Forrest County Circuit Judge William Coleman. […] [...]

State gets settlement funds from UBS for securities law violations

JACKSON — The state of Mississippi has received $60,302 in settlement funds after a multi-state investigation found UBS Financial Services violated state securities laws. Conducted by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), the investigation revealed several UBS employees sold securities without properly registering with the state. “UBS has acknowledged the need to modify its […] [...]

Hosemann orders observers for special mayoral election

HATTIESBURG — The secretary of state’s office will have observers in all 14 precincts and for the vote count in the Sept. 24 election for mayor of Hattiesburg. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree’s 37-vote victory in June over former City Councilman Dave Ware was challenged in court and eventually led to the second election. The new […] [...]

County officials file agreement, vow to clean up voter rolls

WALTHALL COUNTY — This South Mississippi county has agreed to purge the names of ineligible voters from its voter registration roll, including those of any dead people and disenfranchised felons whose names appear. The agreement was filed yesterday in a consent order in U.S. District Court in Hattiesburg. A Virginia-based conservative group, the American Civil […] [...]

City to auction off 62 tax-forfeited properties

GREENWOOD — Sixty-two parcels of tax-forfeited land in Greenwood, valued at $195,000, will be sold at an auction in September. Sealed bids must be received by the secretary of state’s office by 5 p.m. Sept. 18. Bids will be opened at 10 a.m. Sept. 19 in Jackson. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann tells the Greenwood […] [...]

Hosemann files brief against SEC over Morgan Keegan settlement

JACKSON — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has filed a brief in support of a lawsuit filed against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concerning the Morgan Keegan settlement. The case demands the SEC finally distribute millions of dollars in settlement funds to Mississippi investors. “Injured Mississippi investors have been stopped from receiving their own […] [...]

State taking closer look at hundreds of boards, commissions

by Associated Press Published: July 23,2013

Tags: board, commission, Delbert Hosemann, Office of Secretary of State, state agency, state government

JACKSON — Mississippi has 204 boards and commissions comprised of more than 1,600 members who oversee various state agencies and quasi-state agencies, according to Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann. Hosemann said it is important to learn whether boards and commissions are delivering efficient, timely services to their constituents. He said accountability is the key. “If […] [...]

16th Section revenue tops $89 million

by Clay Chandler Published: June 28,2013

Tags: 16th Section land, Delbert Hosemann, education, Secretary of State

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Monday that revenue from 16th Section land leases reached $89.2 million for fiscal year 2012, which ended last July. The money goes to school districts. “This $89 million will help alleviate some of the financial headaches faced by our school districts today,” Hosemann said in a press release. “In […] [...]

Researchers preparing to take advantage of SMART Act

One of the centerpieces of Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s legislative agenda passed in the last session, and university researchers are getting ready to take advantage of it. The Strengthening Mississippi Academic Research Through (SMART) Business Act provides a 25 percent rebate to Mississippi companies that contract with Mississippi public universities and colleges for qualified […] [...]

Organization keeps planners, advisers up to date on regulatory changes

Keeping members up to date with changes that affect their profession is a large part of what the Mississippi Chapter of the Financial Planning Association does. Members and other professionals gathered recently to earn four hours of continuing education credits as they learned how changes in the regulatory landscape will affect them. More quarterly forums […] [...]

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