Barbour to speak to lawmakers today

Gov. Haley Barbour will make what is expected to be his final speech as governor to Mississippi lawmakers Wednesday.Barbour will address a joint session of the House and Senate at 11 a.m. in the House chamber at the state Capitol.

The 64-year-old Republican leaves office when his second term ends at noon on Jan. 10. He will be succeeded by Republican Phil Bryant.

AP
1/3/12