Monday, May 18, 2015

Jackson, Mississippi Needs $700 Million for Potholes

To help the city by making needed infrastructure fixes that total approximately $1.5 billion.

With the expectation that the city will draw about $226 million over the life of the 1-percent sales tax, Mayor Tony Yarber says the city faces a budget shortfall of $700 million. "We have to figure out ways to be frugal but also talk about ways to be innovative," Yarber told reporters this morning. [Jackson Free Press]