Mississippi has received billions of dollars in federal money — an historic, once-in-a-lifetime influx of cash that can be used to address generational problems our state has long faced. As elected officials at every level of government are deciding how that money should be spent, Mississippi Today this week is formally launching “Follow the Money,” a long-term, newsroom-wide project that will closely track that spending and hold leaders accountable.
Should safe drinking water be a priority for Mississippi’s federal stimulus spending?
Mississippi has a water problem. Many leaders and residents want elected officials to address it with its historic influx of federal funding.
Cities and counties will soon spend $1 billion in water, sewer upgrades as inflation rises
Mississippi’s cities, counties and water associations are preparing to spend over $1 billion statewide on water, sewer and drainage projects.
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