Lottery bill clears Mississippi House panel, prospects dim
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi House committee has voted to create a state lottery, but the proposal faces a tough future with opposition from the Republican House speaker.
The Judiciary A Committee on Tuesday changed House Bill 804...
...The committee chairman, Republican Mark Baker of Brandon, says he pushed the change because he wants to keep alive the possibility of a lottery. Tuesday was the first big deadline of the legislative session.
Posted January 31, 2017 - 8:26 pm