"Despite ethics concerns, Senate committee passes Jackson airport "takeover" bill to floor" by Jackblog | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

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Despite ethics concerns, Senate committee passes Jackson airport "takeover" bill to floor

Breaking news: This morning, the Senate Accountability, Efficiency and Transparency Committee passed the SB 2162 to the full Senate floor over the objections of Sen. David Blount, D-Jackson, who accused the bill's proponents of trying to "control" the airport.

Here is the full report. Also, read this story from yesterday detailing why the bill could cause the FAA to close the airport and why it may present conflict-of-interest concerns for the state.

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