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Hood: State of emergency does not prompt price-gauging law

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood has released a statement informing Mississippians included in the designated emergency impact area created by Issac that the current state of emergency does not allow his office to enforce the price gouging statute. “A state of emergency alone does not establish our ability to enforce the price gouging statute,” said Hood.  “The governor must ...

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Cochran supports FEMA's work on flood maps

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is encouraged by progress by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to establish an independent review process that communities can use to contest flood map disputes. FEMA briefed congressional offices on the parameters of its plan to create a Flood Map Scientific Resolution Panel system for communities to appeal disputed base flood elevations recommended ...

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