Posts Tagged ‘Dick Hall’

Transportation commissioner on lonely campaign for better road maintenance

Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall still marvels at what he says was the foresight of Mississippi’s leaders a quarter century ago to fund an ambitious highway construction effort through an 18 cents gas tax levy. The effort required an override of Democratic Gov. William Allain’s veto — an outcome decided by a one-vote margin […] [...]

Read October 1 issue of MBJ

>> TRANSPORTATION Transportation commissioner Dick Hall on lonely campaign for better road maintenance— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> MDOT Road commissioner open to options other than increasing pump prices— by Ted Carter >>RETAIL Whole Foods set to break ground in November— by Clay Chandler >> HEALTHCARE Analysis of Medicaid expansion under […] [...]

Reeves, Hood top Wednesday Neshoba fair speakers

PHILADELPHIA — Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Attorney General Jim Hood will headline the first day of political speeches at the Neshoba County Fair. Also scheduled to speak Wednesday are State Auditor Stacey Pickering, Central District Public Service Commissioner Lynn Posey and Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall. Speaking at the east Mississippi fair is […] [...]

MDOT appoints Myrick

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has appointed Grant Myrick to the position of assistant to the Central District Commissioner Dick Hall. Myrick will function as the principal administrative support to Hall and act as liaison between the commissioner and public and private groups, federal and state transportation officials, public officials, and constituents. Myrick began his […] [...]

Hunting for the new MDOT leader

The Mississippi Transportation Commission is in a state of flux, and the uncertainties are clouding just when a new executive director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation will be selected and confirmed. Earlier this month, Larry “Butch” Brown announced that he was retiring as executive director of MDOT citing his continuing battle with prostate cancer. […] [...]

Who decides? Earmarks in the crosshairs

by Published: September 12,2010

Tags: Dick Hall, Greenville Bridge, Wayne Brown

About a decade ago, Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall got a phone call from then-U.S. Sen. Trent Lott. Lott, at the time the Senate’s majority leader, brought tidings of great financial joy. “He said ‘I’m going to send you $100 million to build that bridge in Greenville,’” Hall recalled in an interview last week. […] [...]

Arnemann named assistant to commissioner

Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall announces the employment of Michael Arnemann as assistant to the commissioner. Arnemann, a native of New Orleans, attended the University of Mississippi and received a degree in banking and finance. After graduation, he went to work in commercial banking in New Orleans, followed by a position with the Mississippi […] [...]

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