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September 29, 2009

GOVERNOR BARBOUR RELEASES FINDING OF ACORN CONTRACT REVIEW

Governor Haley Barbour today released the Department of Finance and Administration's response to his request for a review of Mississippi's relationship with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. DFA found that the state paid ACORN more than $7,000 in 2008; a hold has been placed to prevent any further transactions between ACORN and state agencies.

To read DFA's letter to Governor Barbour, click here.