House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, left, confers with House Appropriations Committee Chairman John Read, R-Gautier, during a legislative working group hearing that centered on agency personnel and their cost effectiveness, Thursday at the Capitol in Jackson. The bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks to gain additional information regarding budget requests, expenditures in programs and agencies as well as challenge their implementation.
House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, left, confers with House Appropriations Committee Chairman John Read, R-Gautier, during a legislative working group hearing that centered on agency personnel and their cost effectiveness, Thursday at the Capitol in Jackson. The bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks to gain additional information regarding budget requests, expenditures in programs and agencies as well as challenge their implementation. Rogelio V. Solis AP
House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, left, confers with House Appropriations Committee Chairman John Read, R-Gautier, during a legislative working group hearing that centered on agency personnel and their cost effectiveness, Thursday at the Capitol in Jackson. The bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks to gain additional information regarding budget requests, expenditures in programs and agencies as well as challenge their implementation. Rogelio V. Solis AP