Sec. of State presents MS. Department of Marine Resources with $10M check

137 views – Rick Gogreve – 2022-10-12 17:16:35

Secretary of State Michael Watson presented the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources with a Tidelands Trust Funds check for $10,314,561 on behalf of the Gulf Coast Legislative Delegation.

This amount represents the Tidelands Trust Funds amount collected during fiscal year 2022 for use during fiscal year 2023.

Revenues for the Tidelands Trust Funds is generated by leases on lands owned by the state in trust for the people of Mississippi and assessments in onshoring gaming operations.

Of the $10 million, about $7 million will be used for public access projects…

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