Tag Archives: Delbert Hosemann

Watkins’ defense says Hosemann’s claims are ‘absurd’

March 25, 2014

0 Comments

Delbert Hosemann

David Watkins, the president of Watkins Development, has responded to the finding of the Secretary of State Office’s hearing officer, attorney Robert Bailess of Vicksburg, and the affirmation of that finding by Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann. Speaking through his spokesperson, lawyer Lance Stevens, the Watkins defense team states: “The finding of the hearing officer […]

Continue reading...

Pickett to chair parole board, Townsend takes at-large position

October 10, 2013

1 Comment

JACKSON, Mississippi – Gov. Phil Bryant selected Steven Pickett to chair the State Parole Board, and Butch Townsend is leaving the Pearl Police Department to serve as the board’s at-large member. Pickett will replace the board’s current chairman, Doug Davis, who plans to resign Oct. 15 to become chief of staff for Secretary of State […]

Continue reading...

Hosemann not feeling generous toward unauthorized charity

October 7, 2013

2 Comments

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is not feeling real charitable toward Bit by Bit Equine, and he is warning Mississippians not to get in the saddle with the Pearl-based charity. Hosemann says Bit by Bit Equine is not registered with the state as is required by law, and continues to solicit donations in Mississippi despite […]

Continue reading...

Tate Reeves leads poll of potential candidates for governor in 2015

April 30, 2013

0 Comments

In a reader poll of the Mississippi Business Journal, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves leads Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Gov. Phil Bryant of potential candidates for the seat of governor in the 2015 election. » See poll here …

Continue reading...

Hosemann: Voter ID not required in Miss. this November

October 23, 2012

0 Comments

JACKSON — Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says Mississippians won’t have to show photo identification when they go to the polls Nov. 6. Republican Hosemann has said it many times before, but he issued a statement repeating it Tuesday because his office had received questions. Voters in November 2011 approved a state constitutional amendment […]

Continue reading...

Elton John, Delbert Hosemann and Steve Holland — A triumphant trio

September 12, 2012

0 Comments

It was a packed house Tuesday night at the Mississippi Coliseum, and it would appear that nothing is better for political relations than the healing voice of Elton John. While they may not be perfect political bedfellows, front and center (literally on the front row) for the events were Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann […]

Continue reading...

Regions notes prospect of $300M in new legal losses

August 28, 2011

3 Comments

Birmingham-based Regions Financial Corp. says it could incur legal losses of up to $300 million on top of the $210 million it paid to settle fraud claims against investment brokerage subsidiary Morgan Keegan by Mississippi and other Southeastern states. In its second quarter 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission earlier this month, […]

Continue reading...

Eminent Domain: Pro-Business… Or Not?

July 15, 2011

0 Comments

By Stephen McDill Eminent domain, the taking of land for development, has proven to be a heavily emotional and highly politicized talking point in Mississippi this year. Staff writer Ted Carter will take a hard look at both sides of the issue in Monday’s edition of the MBJ. In the meantime, we’ve collected video clips […]

Continue reading...