Following Local Criticism, Mississippi Lawmakers Abandon State-Operated Water System Plans For Jackson
March 23, 2023
The latest development in the saga of Jackson, Mississippi’s drinking water system has seen public officials retract their proposed solution following significant public backlash.
“Mississippi lawmakers are giving up on an effort to create a state-dominated board to oversee the troubled water system in the state’s capital city,” the Associated Press reported. “House leaders let it die without bringing it up for a vote.”