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Government Relations

Government Relations staff acts as the liaison between the Mississippi State Board of Education and the Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Legislature. Education and education-related bills are tracked each legislative session and reports are created for each Regular Session of the Legislature.

Committee Chairs for Education and Appropriations

These are the members of the Mississippi Legislature who lead the House and Senate Education and Appropriations committees. 

House Education Committee

  • Richard Bennett, Harrison, Chair

House Appropriations Committee

  • John Read, Jackson, Chair

Senate Education Committee

  • Dennis DeBar, Jr., George, Greene, Wayne, Chair
  • David Blount, HInds, Vice-Chair

Senate Appropriations Committee

  • W. Briggs Hopson III, Issaquena, Warren, Yazoo, Chair
  • Brice Wiggins, Jackson, Vice-Chair