Latest Mississippi Department of Transportation News

Lt. Gov. Hosemann: Suspend Mississippi gas tax 6 months

Mar. 14, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said Monday that he and other Senate leaders are pushing to suspend the state's gasoline tax for six months to give drivers a break as gas prices continue climbing. Several states are making similar moves, and Hosemann's...

White confirmed as head of Mississippi transportation agency

Mar. 07, 2022 17:38 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Senate on Monday confirmed Brad White as executive director of the state Department of Transportation. White has been working in the role since July 1. The three elected transportation commissioners voted unanimously in June to nominate him...