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May 30, 2006


Concerning Today’s Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi Court Ruling

“The Court’s ruling is a victory for the taxpayers of Mississippi and our Constitution. I am very pleased the Judge held that public funds must go through the proper Legislative process in order to be spent lawfully. I commend Judge Bradley for her willingness to reconsider and ultimately overturn her previous decision. Now we should re-focus our efforts on a constitutional and comprehensive approach to fighting youth smoking and drug use, such as the “Healthy Kids” initiative which I proposed.”


For more information on the Governor’s “Healthy Kids” initiative go to www.governorbarbour.com.