Public Hearings Set for Mississippi Initiatives

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The hearings begin July 7 in Southaven and end Sept. 6 in

The proposed initiatives deal with eminent domain, the
definition of personhood and voter ID.

The eminent domain and personhood amendments are being challenged in the courts.

Here is the schedule for the hearings. All start at 5:30 p.m.
The Meridian hearing is July 28 at the MSU Riley Center.

Southaven - July 7
DeSoto Civic Center

Starkville - July 12
Bost Conference Center Theatre

Pearl - July 20
Hinds Community College - Clyde Muse Center

Gulfport - July 21
Jefferson Davis Community College Auditorium

Hattiesburg - July 26
Lake Terrace Convention Center

Meridian - July 28
MSU Riley Center

Tupelo - August 9
Link Centre Concert Hall

Natchez - August 25
Co-Lin Community College Auditorium

Cleveland - September 6
Delta State - Bologna Performing Arts Center

Pamela Weaver, spokeswoman for Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, says statements from all nine hearings will be available online at the secretary of state's website and will be published in an educational booklet.