Bryant, Hosemann still are looking at board mergers

A spokesman for Gov. Phil Bryant says he still plans to try to consolidate or eliminate the scores of boards and commissions that govern various state agencies.

But thus far, there’s been no action on the issue by Bryant and Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, whom the governor asked during his 2012 inaugural address to study the possibility of reducing the number of boards and commissions.

In the summer of 2012, gubernatorial spokesman Mick Bullock said, “Gov. Bryant and Secretary Hosemann have been reviewing these boards and plan to offer recommendations to the Legislature in the 2013 session.”

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal