Jackson mayor and Mississippi governor appear together for second time

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-09-07 18:05:00

In their second joint conference since the water crisis began in Jackson more than a week ago, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Gov. Tate Reeves appeared side-by-side Wednesday.

Joining them at the Jackson State University Student Center was Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan.

The three men appeared to present a unified front as the state’s capital city entered the next stage of potential improvements to its failing water system. Pressure in the system has been elevated to levels it has not seen in years, and despite some concern over water tank levels decreasing…

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