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Governor Bryant signs Jackson airport bill

Source: Josh Harkins Source: Josh Harkins
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Governor Phil Bryant has signed Senate Bill 2162, which would expand the airport board and allow the Governor, Lt. Governor, Madison County, Rankin County, the Adjutant General and the Mississippi Development Authority to have appointments to the board.

State Senator Josh Harkins, who authored the bill, says it will have a great impact on the future of the airport and it's economic impact on the state.

One lawsuit has already been filed to prevent the takeover. It was filed in federal court.

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