Posts Tagged ‘supplies’

Auditor releases annual report on costs of Legislature

by Associated Press Published: July 20,2012

Tags: appropriations, audit, auditing, auditor, budget, costs, law, lawmaker, legislation, legislative, Legislature, supplies

JACKSON — Just like any business or state agency, the Mississippi Legislature needs supplies, staff and equipment to operate. Lawmakers need coffee to jump-start the day. From April 12, 2011 to May 3 of this year, it took $22,056 of coffee and $13,406 of bottled water to wet the whistles of legislators, staff members and […] [...]

Airgas buys Hattiesburg welding supplier for undisclosed sum

by MBJ Staff Published: April 2,2012

Tags: acquisition, equipment, gas, industrial gas, merger, specialty gas, supplies, weld, welding

HATTIESBURG — Industrial and specialty gas distributor Airgas Inc. has bought a Mississippi-based gas company, expanding its distribution network in three southern states. Airgas did not disclose the price it paid for Industrial Welding Supplies of Hattiesburg, LLC, which does business as Nordan Smith. The privately held Hattiesburg-based company distributes gasses for industrial and medical […] [...]

Senate committee approves teacher debit card legislation

JACKSON — School teachers would get debit cards to buy classroom supplies under a money-saving measure moving forward in the state Senate. A bill approved yesterday by the Senate Education Committee mandates that districts use debit cards for employees’ travel and classroom supply purchases. It also calls for districts to pay employees only once a […] [...]

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