Mississippi lawmaker Debra Gibbs chosen for national fellowship

JACKSON, Miss (AP) – A Mississippi lawmaker will take part in a leadership development program for state officials.

Democratic state Rep. Debra Gibbs of Jackson is one of 48 people selected for the Henry Toll Fellowship.

The sponsor of the fellowship, Council of State Governments, says in a news release that the program is a six-day “intellectual boot camp.” The program takes place in late August in Kentucky.