January 12, 2015 – 10:57 am
JACKSON- New legislation pending in the Mississippi House of Representatives will require that state and local public employees who are convicted of or plead guilty to any type of public corruption to forfeit their public retirement benefits.
March 25, 2014 – 9:44 am
JACKSON- New legislation allowing the State Auditor’s Office to conduct compliance and performance audits on state-funded economic development bond programs has been signed into law by Governor Phil Bryant.
November 19, 2013 – 9:02 am
JACKSON- During the 2013 legislative session, Senate Bill 2625 was passed prohibiting an individual who has been convicted or pled guilty to stealing public funds in the state of Mississippi from working for the state or any county, municipality or other political subdivision again.
July 8, 2013 – 6:45 am
JACKSON- On July 1, numerous bills passed by the Mississippi legislature during the 2013 session became law. Included in that was the following legislation supported by the Office of State Auditor:
May 21, 2013 – 11:38 am
JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering spoke to a group of Human Resources professionals today about Senate Bill 2625.
April 30, 2013 – 9:53 am
JACKSON- Last week, Governor Phil Bryant signed House Bill 1530 into law. This is an important bill and I appreciate the legislature for their action on this issue. With this new law, schools will now have a standardized definition for attendance and absenteeism for calculations under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) formula.
April 26, 2013 – 9:00 am
JACKSON- Yesterday, Governor Phil Bryant approved House Bill 1530, legislation which will set a standardized definition of a school day across the state.
April 25, 2013 – 1:30 pm
JACKSON- Yesterday, Governor Phil Bryant approved Senate Bill 2625 and it is now law with an effective date of July 1.
April 4, 2013 – 9:02 am
JACKSON- This week, the House and Senate adopted the Conference Report for Senate Bill 2625, which will restrict the government from hiring public officials who have been found guilty of embezzlement of taxpayer funds.
March 11, 2013 – 10:23 am
JACKSON- Auditor Stacey Pickering is supporting Senate Bill 2625, which would revise the punishment for embezzlement by public officers and employees.