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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2011
 
CONTACT: Lea Anne Brandon, 601-359-6346

Constitutional Initiative Public Hearing Dates Released

Jackson, MS—According to State law, the Secretary of State’s Office is required to hold public hearings across the State for each of the initiatives on the upcoming General Election ballot.

 “The initiative process allows the citizens of the State of Mississippi an avenue for addressing important constitutional issues which the State Legislature does not,” says Secretary Hosemann.  “Our Agency is currently in the ‘voter information’ stage of the initiative process.  These hearings provide an open forum for meaningful discussion on these issues, and we encourage the public to attend.”

 All hearings will begin promptly at 5:30 pm and are open to the public and media.

 Each of the initiative topics will be discussed at the public hearing locations outlined below:

 

Southaven - July 7

Desoto Civic Center

Starkville - July 12

Bost Conference Center Theatre

Pearl - July 20

Hinds Community College - Clyde Muse Center

Gulfport - July 21

MGCCC Jeff Davis Campus Fine Arts Auditorium

Hattiesburg - July 26

Lake Terrace Convention Center

Meridian - July 28

MSU Riley Center

Tupelo - August 9

Link Centre Concert Hall

 Natchez - August 25

Co-Lin Community College Auditorium

Cleveland - September 6

Delta State - Bologna Performing Arts Center


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