JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation makes its first monthly payment transfer fully directed to fund education.
This month’s transfer was $16,745,250.19.
So far this year, the corporation has transferred $101,652,540.31 into the State Treasury.
According to Mississippi law, the first $80 million will be used to prepare roads and bridges for the next ten years.
Net proceeds over $80 million will go to the Education Enhancement Fund.