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In papers filed with the high court Friday, attorneys for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves (pictured) and House Speaker Philip Gunn argued that a Hinds County circuit judge had no authority to rewrite the description for Initiative 42-A, which legislators put on the ballot as an alternative to a citizen-led proposal.

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Lawmakers Submit Arguments in School Funding Ballot Fight

Republican legislative leaders are asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to restore the original description for one of the two school funding amendments that will be on the ballot in November.


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