Legislature offers no Youth Court remedy during session

Legislative efforts to aid a crowded Lee County Youth Court fell short last week when state lawmakers adjourned…

…Sen. Chad McMahan R-Guntown, and Rep. Jerry Turner, R-Baldwyn, had sponsored legislation in the Senate and House respectively authorizing such a position…

…McMahan and Brett both indicated the Mississippi Judiciary had some concerns about the legislation introduced this year.

According to McMahan, he was told that the Judiciary wanted to see his legislation introduced as a general bill next year rather than as a local and private bill.

Daily Journal
4/27/16