State lawmakers prepare for 2018 legislative session

Fillingane is a longtime state senator who represents District 41, which includes Jeff Davis, Covington, Smith, Lamar, and Forrest counties. Finances will be near the top of his to-do list this legislative session.

“I’m looking forward to getting the budget done this year. We’ve got some pretty good revenue numbers coming in over the past couple of months. We have been hitting or exceeding our expectations by a little bit, so that is very encouraging,” said Fillingane. “With the federal government just signing into law the new tax reform bill, we are hopeful that that will translate into increased business activity in the states as well. Hopefully, our revenues will adjust even better than they have been.” …

…McGee was recently elected to represent District 102 in the Mississippi House of Representatives. McGee said she’s anxious to get started and make a difference for the community.