MS bill: Fly the state flag or face penalties

Sen. Joseph Seymour (R-Vancleave) filed SB20157 last week, regarding flying the state flag.

The bill would require governments or state colleges to display the official state flag on a Monday through Friday of each week.

If the administrative head does not fly the flag, the state will withhold 25 percent of his or her monthly salary until compliance.

Seymour said it is not about the design of the flag, but the taxpayers vote to want the flag flown across Mississippi.