Video: MS. House Speaker Listens in Starkville

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STARKVILLE, Miss. – (WCBI)Mississippi House Speaker Phillip Gunn is on a ten city tour, and Tuesday night he stopped by Starkville.

Education, gun laws, and the new daycare finger print system were topics discussed at the town hall style meeting that was held on Mississippi State’s campus.

He listened to concerns surrounding the Common Core curriculum, funding for city projects, and voter identification laws.

Gunn says he is holding the meetings to gather information before the 2014 legislative session begins in January.

He also visited Oxford and Corinth, and his next stop is Vicksburg.

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  • dannie reed

    Mississippi officials, legislature, government agencies, and contractors do not have web access or open transparent in formation for the citizens in a complete manner that is searchable. The first people that they should openly report to are the citizens for whom they work and the public that pays taxes and funds the state. Many other states have public access to the same information that state workers managing these organization have including our neighboring state of Louisiana who is rated near the top in public access to government information. Mississippi has great conservative leadership with a Governor that has ben an auditor and senate leader,,, we should be able to accomplish the performance and accountability as well as the transparency law policy that has already been passed in Mississippi! I shared this with the Honorable Speaker Gunn at the town hall meeting at MSU. search government transparency and web access to financial and government actions. D. Reed