Lawmakers File 22 Flag-Related Bills

(Jackson, MS)- In the state’s bicentennial year, and a few months after two flag intiatives failed to receive enough signatures to make a statewide ballot, lawmakers have filed 22 bills offering to change, keep or let voters decide on the current state flag.

Mississippi To Collect Amazon Sales Tax

(Mississippi)- Mississippi’s chief tax collector says internet retailing titan Amazon will collect the state’s 7 percent sales tax beginning Feb. 1. Revenue Commissioner Herb Frierson made the announcement Tuesday. His department filed Jan. 12 to require all companies making more than $250,000 in sales in Mississippi each year to collect…