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Government, Logistics

Mississippi Senate Panel to Again Study State’s Transportation Woes

Jimmy Emerson, DVM/Flickr

The Mississippi Senate Transportation Committee has two days of hearings scheduled for Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 for members to again hear about the poor condition of the state’s transportation system.

Bobby Harrison | Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (Tupelo, Miss.)
August 23, 2017
TCA

Fix for Mississippi’s Crumbling Transportation System Not Expected Soon

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A comprehensive plan to deal with what many say is a deteriorating transportation system in Mississippi most likely will not be passed during the 2017 legislative session.

Bobby Harrison | Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (Tupelo, Miss.)
February 23, 2017
Government, Business

Mississippi DOT Presses for More Highway Spending

Mississippi DOT

The Mississippi Department of Transportation believes that an annual infusion of $400 million in additional funding is needed to ensure the continued viability of the state’s highways, roads and bridges.

Caleb Bedillion | Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (Tupelo)
February 3, 2017
Government, Business

Mississippi House Panel Rejects Sales Tax Hike for Infrastructure

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Mississippi's Legislature rejected a sales tax hike for infrastructure improvements despite a think-tank report stating an inadequate transportation system is costing residents $2.25 billion per year.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 11, 2016
Business, Government

Mississippi Trucking Names Miller President; To Focus on Member Services, Legal Issues

Hal Miller III, a fleet manger with 31 years of experience, will be the next president of the Mississippi Trucking Association, the group said.

July 14, 2014
Business, Government

Mississippi Trucking Association Hires Hal Miller as President

Hal Miller III

Hal Miller III, a fleet manager with 31 years of experience, will be the next president of the Mississippi Trucking Association, the group said.

Transport Topics
July 9, 2014
Government, Business

Mississippi Fleets’ CSA Scores Jeopardized When Political Dispute Stalls 30,000 Reports

Mississippi officials said a behind-the-scenes political dispute prevented the uploading of about 30,000 commercial motor vehicle roadside inspection reports into the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s database — probably affecting the safety scores of the large number of motor carriers who received state inspections.

June 13, 2011
Government, Business

Mississippi System Weighs Trucks at Full Speed

The Mississippi Department of Transportation is testing a system that allows officials to weigh commercial vehicles while they're traveling at full speed, the (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger newspaper reported.

December 6, 2010