Legislature, auditor work to give accountability to the people

By SEN. TYLER MCCAUGHN,

Your Senate returned from recess on Friday to take up concerns regarding federal COVID-19 emergency funding through the CARES Act.  Senate Bill 2772 was taken up by the House and was passed by a unanimous vote after an amendment was offered.  The bill was then returned to the Senate for concurrence which was approved by a near unanimous vote. 









Legislative update: A busy week as deadline approaches

By SEN. TYLER MCCAUGHN,

Your Senate has been busy this week.  I was fortunate to be able to bring a legislative update to the people of Scott County on Monday at the Legislative Breakfast sponsored by the Forest Chamber and Community Bank.  It is the start of a good week when I am able to start with Scott County friends.  Following the update, your legislature gaveled


Medicaid, SNAP program changes highlight action

By SEN. TYLER MCCAUGHN,

Your Senate had a busy week as the first deadline of session approached.  The Senate began the week with committee meetings and the passage of certain matters on the Monday schedule.  On Tuesday, the floor saw action as the Senate debated Senate Bill 2257 which authorized the state auditor to confirm Medicaid eligibility for participants.  It w



Tyler McCaughn, Legislative update Weekly Summary, February 7

By SEN. TYLER MCCAUGHN,

Your Mississippi Senate had a week filed with hearings, committee meetings and floor action.  The appropriations process is ongoing with various agencies presenting budget requests and the evidence to support the requests.  I’ve am fortunate to sit on the K-12 Sub Appropriations Committee along with the Insurance Sub Committee.  These committee



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