State Auditor: Counties and cities owe thousands to state of Mississippi

43 counties and 120 towns/municipalities are behind in paying their assessment money to the state of Mississippi. When someone pays a traffic ticket, for example, there is an assessment on the ticket. Money that is supposed to go to the state to fund programs like those for fallen officers and Crime Stoppers. The State Auditor’s … Continue reading “State Auditor: Counties and cities owe thousands to state of Mississippi”

Pickering: Department of Education is a “culture of obstruction”

To say that emotions were running high as they met in the Green Room between interview, may be an understatement. Senate Education Chairman Gray Tollison and State Auditor Stacey Pickering were both on the Show to discuss the PEER Report of the Mississippi Education Dept. Pickering strongly suggested that the Legislature, as well as the … Continue reading “Pickering: Department of Education is a “culture of obstruction””

Auditor Stacey Pickering stamping out fraud!

Mississippi State Auditor Stacey Pickering stopped by the studio to talk to JT about the work he and his office have done to find and prosecute people stealing money from the taxpayers of the Magnolia State. He mentioned one case in Ecru where a clerk was allegedly embezzling money to buy custom, high-end firearms for … Continue reading “Auditor Stacey Pickering stamping out fraud!”