Posts Tagged ‘Delbert Hosemann’

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 […] [...]

Relocation tax credit bill back for another try

One of the pieces of Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s 2013 legislative agenda is a repeat from last year. A bill that would have extended tax credits to corporations that move their national or regional headquarters to Mississippi died in a Senate committee last year. Two bills that would do the same thing currently sit […] [...]

SMART Business Act: A new twist on an old concept

One of the cornerstones of Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s 2013 legislative agenda is an old bill with some new features. The Strengthening Mississippi Academic Research Through (SMART) Business Act is similar to legislation Hosemann has supported the past two sessions. It offers incentives to businesses that contract with a Mississippi university for private research. […] [...]

Hosemann plans fight to keep 16th section lease oversight

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann plans to spend at least part of the 2013 legislative session opposing a measure that would take 16th section land lease oversight from him and give it to individual school boards. Hosemann, in his role as the state’s land officer, oversees the management and the leasing of Mississippi’s 640,000 acres […] [...]

Sales tax group offers rundown of simplified collection procedures

One of the study groups Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann assembles annually to kick around business law reform ideas recently got the ins and outs of sales tax simplification procedures, including the mechanisms behind collecting sales taxes charged by out-of-state retailers. Two bills are circulating through Congress that would give states the authority to collect […] [...]

Cartoons- May 28, 2012

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ANALYSIS: Mississippi voter ID law not yet fully funded

Is Mississippi hurting its own case as it seeks federal approval for a voter ID law? A bill signed by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant would require every voter to show a driver’s license or other photo identification before casting a ballot. It also promises the state will provide a free photo ID card to any […] [...]

Q&A Drew Snyder, Assistant Secretary of State of Policy & Research

by Published: April 5,2012

Tags: Delbert Hosemann, Drew Snyder, Hollingsworth LLP

In January, Drew Snyder was selected to lead Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s Policy and Research Division. Snyder arrived from the Washington law firm of Hollingsworth LLP, where he spent four years practicing complex and multidistrict litigation. As assistant secretary of state of policy and research, some of Snyder’s responsibilities include researching potential policy revisions […] [...]

Cartoon- March 26, 2012

by Published: March 25,2012

Tags: Delbert Hosemann, voter I.D.

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Mississippi legislative committee deadline sorts out winners, losers

The recent legislative committee deadline proved at least one thing: There are varying degrees of “alive” at the Capitol. For most of the past few sessions, Derrick Surrette and officials at the Mississippi Association of Supervisors have pushed for language clarifying rules tax assessors follow when calculating ad valorem tax bills for Section 42 housing […] [...]

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