Legislature will adjourn due to water problems in Jackson

House Speaker Billy McCoy, D-Rienzi. has announced today that the Legislature will adjourn Thursday morning because of the lack of water in the state Capitol.

They are expected to return Monday.

Gov. Haley Barbour’s annual State of the State address has been rescheduled for Monday. A release from Barbour’s office said the speech was delayed because of the ongoing water issues in Jackson.

There are health concerns due to the water shortage.

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