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Barbour says water problem needs more funding

JACKSON — Gov. Haley Barbour says using $6 million in state-backed bonds for a downtown project won’t fix the problems with the city of Jackson’s water system. Barbour is a member of the State Bond Commission, which rejected the city’s project weeks ago. The Clarion-Ledger reports that Barbour sent a letter this week to Mayor Harvey Johnson, saying he supports ...

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Lawmakers agree on bills

WASHINGTON — A Senate and House negotiating team that included Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) has reached an agreement on a FY2010 spending measure that is important to Mississippi for its agriculture, rural development and child nutrition programs. Cochran participated on the bicameral conference committee that today completed its work to reconcile differences in House and Senate-passed versions of the FY2010 ...

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