Council members question $5.6 million savings on sludge hauling agreement

By ANTHONY WARREN,

A major sludge-hauling project mandated by the federal government recently wrapped up on time and under budget.

However, a request by Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba to reduce the final cost of the contract by more than $5 million had some council members questioning whether the work was over-priced to start with.



Vacancies still remain on capitol complex advisory panel

By ANTHONY WARREN,

An advisory panel that will help determine how the state spends money in the new “Capitol Complex Improvement District” is taking shape, but not as quickly as state officials had hoped.

The panel will advise the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) on how to use an annual allocation within the CCID.












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