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Marine Resources releases new edition of saltwater fishing guide

GULF OF MEXICO — The 2012-2013 edition of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) Guide to Mississippi Saltwater Fishing Rules and Regulations is now available at the MDMR office located at 1141 Bayview Avenue in Biloxi and will soon be available at bait shops all along the Coast. It can also be downloaded at dmr.ms.gov. The free guide incorporates ...

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Senate approves change to budget-writing process

JACKSON — The Mississippi Senate has given final approval to a change in the state’s budget-writing process. The change is in House Concurrent Resolution 33, which sets the Legislature’s operating rules for the four-year term that started last month. Under one new rule, any legislator who wants to add money to a state program must say specifically which other agency’s ...

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House changes committee rules to favor GOP

JACKSON — The Mississippi House changed its rules yesterday to ensure Republicans have a majority on both money committees. Under longtime rules, the House speaker could name three members to the budget-writing Appropriations Committee and three to tax-writing Ways and Means. Thirty members of each were selected based on seniority. Six were chosen from each of state’s five congressional districts ...

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