Month: July 2015

McKay Buys Campaign Supplies from KAFB Commissary

In the course of any campaign, it is necessary to buy supplies and food for fundraisers and other events. John McKay’s 2011 campaign was no different, except that he took his campaign shopping to the tax free Keesler Air Force Base Commissary. The DOD established and maintains commissaries for the subsistence needs of military members …

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Reviewing Supervisors’ Statements of Economic Interest

What is a Statement of Economic Interest? The Mississippi Ethics Commission explains: The Statement of Economic Interest is a financial disclosure form filed annually by certain elected and appointed officials in state and local government. It is intended to disclose the sources of a public servant’s income so that members of the public know where …

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AG’s Opinion on Laundry Facility Tax Exemptions

Jessica M. Dupont, Esq. Office of the Attorney General September 10, 2014 2014 WL 5350515 (Miss.A.G.) Office of the Attorney General State of Mississippi Opinion No. 201400350 September 10, 2014 Re: Applicability of Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Under Section 27-31-101   Jessica M. Dupont, Esq. Special Counsel Jackson County Board of Supervisors Post Office Box …

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Retirees Get Fleeced, SRHS Gets Leased, JCBOS Master Plan?

John McKay has been using the analogy of a landlord and tenant to describe the relationship between the Jackson County Board of Supervisors and Singing River Health System. He has used this in campaign materials, on Facebook, and in an interview with WXXV. That choice of wording is unique, sending up a red flag at …

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