By The Sun Herald
The Picayune Item
State Auditor Stacey Pickering’s handling of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources scandal has led to waning confidence by many in the public and by this newspaper.
After months of investigation, Pickering recently made the first move to try to recoup some of the taxpayer money that was misspent at the DMR. Pickering settled a demand for more than $1 million against former DMR Executive Director Bill Walker for a quarter of that amount.
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