Barbour calling special session for bond issue - - Jackson, MS

Barbour calling special session for bond issue

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he's calling a special legislative session to begin Friday for at least one economic development bond issue. Barbour made the announcement during a news conference Monday.

Barbour said he will release details about the project or projects on Wednesday. The governor controls the agenda during legislative sessions.

Barbour, a Republican in the final year of his second term, has used special sessions for economic development projects I the past.

The legislature usually meets beginning in January.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) AP-NY-08-29-11 1141EDT

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