LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Jones County-area legislators and residents will meet with Speaker of the House Philip Gunn in Laurel Thursday to talk about the upcoming legislative session. Gunn's 2nd annual, Mississippi Solutions-An Ideas Tour will make a stop at the Laurel Train Depot Thursday morning.
It'll give folks a chance to voice their concerns about specific problems facing the state or make suggestions for possible legislation.
The forum will begin at 8 a.m. and will last an hour.
"We think it's a great opportunity to talk to him about things that might be coming up in the new legislative session, whether it might be education, economic development anything having to do with healthcare, just a gamut of ideas," said Mitch Stennett, president of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County.
The tour, which began Monday, will wrap up in Pascagoula Thursday afternoon.