Jackson mayor asks to cut budget by $110 million

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber has recommended to the city council an upcoming budget that would be down almost $110 million from last year’s figures.

The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/1oU7z9Z) Wednesday’s announcement would bring the upcoming 2015 budget at roughly 22 percent less than the current fiscal year which ends Sept. 30.