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2408, 2022

Weather Closures & Delays | 8.24.22

August 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Please check back for updates on office closures and delays. Adams – Open Alcorn – Open Amite – Open Attala – Open Benton – Open Bolivar – Open Calhoun – Open Carroll – Open Chickasaw – Open Choctaw – Open Claiborne – Open Clarke – Open Clay – Open Coahoma – Open Copiah – Open Covington – Open De Soto – Open Forrest – Open Franklin – Open George – Open Greene – Open Grenada – Open Hancock – Open Harrison – Open Holmes – Open Humphreys – Open Issaquena – Open Itawamba – Open Jackson – Open Jasper – [...]

1808, 2022

MDHS Engages New Firm to Continue Important Civil Litigation to Recover TANF Funds

August 18th, 2022|News|

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) received approval today from the Mississippi State Personnel Board to proceed with engaging the Jones Walker law firm to move forward with civil litigation filed on behalf of MDHS in May of this year to recover TANF funds from 38 parties named as defendants in the pending lawsuit.   Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch had already approved the proposed contract with Jones Walker.   “This litigation must go forward to accomplish our stated goal of recovering and returning to the taxpayers the millions of dollars in misspent TANF [...]

108, 2022

Approximately 466,000 Mississippi Children to Receive P-EBT Benefits This Fall

August 1st, 2022|P-EBT|

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) have received federal approval to distribute Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to approximately 466,000 Mississippi children who participated in the National School Lunch Program or were under six (6) and received SNAP benefits during the 2021-22 school year or summer 2022 months. In addition to the K-12 P-EBT benefit distributed in prior years, children under age six (6) who received SNAP benefits during the 2021-22 school year or summer 2022 have been approved to receive P-EBT benefits. An estimated 90,000 additional Mississippi [...]

1702, 2022

Weather Closures & Delays | 2.17.22

February 17th, 2022|News|

Please check back for updates on office closures and delays. Adams - Open Alcorn - Open Amite - Open Attala - Open Benton - Open Bolivar - Open Calhoun - Open Carroll - Open Chickasaw - Closed (2:00) Choctaw - Open Claiborne - Open Clarke - Closed (noon) Clay - Open Coahoma - Open Copiah - Open Covington - Open De Soto - Open Forrest - Open Franklin - Open George - Open Greene - Open Grenada - Open Hancock - Open Harrison - Open Holmes - Open Humphreys - Open Issaquena - Open Itawamba - Open Jackson - Open [...]

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