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Water pipe age not to blame for breakdown

Larry Fisher knows a thing or two about city water pipes. The 20-year veteran of the Jackson Police Department and recently retired emergency operations director for Hinds County talked with the Mississippi Business Journal this week about the last time the capitol city faced a major crisis with its municipal water system. “We were in a lot of trouble in ...

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‘Attorney: State Should Assist in Jackson Water System Upgrade'

Former state representative and long-time Jackson attorney John R. Reeves said he thinks the city ought to seek state assistance for water system repairs “because state government occupies almost half of downtown Jackson and pays no taxes.” “Taxpayers like me are drowning in taxes,” Reeves said. Raising city taxes will only “drive people off more than they already have… We’re ...

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