District 48 representative set to become next Mississippi House Speaker

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – A lawmaker who represents portions of Attala County is set to become the next Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives.

District 48 Representative Jason White was unanimously selected by the Republican Caucus this week.

He will be the GOP representative in the race for Speaker.

Republicans have a supermajority in the Mississippi House.

No word if a Democratic nominee has been selected.

Lawmakers kick off the legislative session on January 2.

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