Budget Projection Still Tight

Work will begin on the Mississippi state budget later this month. Local lawmakers say things look better but there’s still a lot of work to do.

State Rep. Greg Snowden of Meridian, the House Speaker Pro Tem, talked about the state budget at Monday’s meeting of the Lauderdale County Council of Governments.

The last several years have been particularly difficult, during this tough economic time. Snowden says things will still be tough for some time.