Meeting to look at funds for highways

A task force created by the Mississippi Senate has begun meeting to look for additional sources of revenue to fund the state’s transportation system.

The task force is scheduled to meet again July 10-11 at the state Capitol as it works to make recommendations to the 2014 Legislature on how to generate additional money for transportation.

“At this point, we’re going to look at all options,” said Senate Highways and Transportation Chairman Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, who heads the task force.

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal