The Starkville TEA Party will hold a Tax Day TEA Party Rally Friday at noon on the steps of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse.
The meeting is free and open to the public.â€¨Featured speakers will include the three RepublicanÂ candidates for Mississippi Treasurer,Â Lee Yancy, Lynn Fitch, and Lucien Smith.Â
YancyÂ was elected State Senator in 2007 and represents District 20Â which includesÂ parts of Rankin and Madison counties.Â Â He serves as vice chairman of the Highways and Transportation Committee, and on several other Senate committees.Â
Fitch serves as executive director of theÂ Mississippi State Personnel Board, an agency responsible for directing more than 130 state agencies. Prior to her time at MSPB, Fitch served as executive director of external affairs and support services at the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Smith, until recently, served as budget advisor to Gov. Haley Barbour. He was responsible for managing the stateâ€™s fiscal year 2010 and 2011 budgets and preparing executive budget recommendations for fiscal year 2012. He served as lead advocate and negotiator on increasing efficiency and decreasing size and cost of state government.Â
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