View Full Version : (Mississippi) Gov. Barbour cuts off ACORN funding

09-22-2009, 11:13 AM
"It's More Racism I Tell You,More Damn Racism !"

JACKSON, MS (WLOX) - Governor Haley Barbour issued an executive order Monday stripping any state funds away from an advocacy group tied to illicit activities in another state. The executive order, delivered to the Secretary of State's Office Monday afternoon, seeks to shut off taxpayer dollars to the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now - known by the acronym "ACORN." "I have instructed the State Fiscal Officer to conduct a comprehensive review of the state's relationship with ACORN, and all state agencies are to cut off funding for any current contracts with ACORN to the extent the law permits,"...http://www.wlox.com/Global/story.asp?S=11170697http://www.wlox.com/Global/story.asp?S=11170697