Karriem: Other issues need attention

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Lawmaker: Aluminum mill project is great, but other issues must be addressed

Rep. Kabir Karriem, D-Columbus, talks with Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender about the positive impact on the Golden Triangle and the state of the new Steel Dynamics aluminum mill coming to Lowndes County after a special session where legislators approved $246 million in incentives for the project. But Karriem added the Legislature needs to address other issues now, such as fixing Jackson water woes, improving in the state and restoring rights to people convicted of felonies.

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