Thursday, April 4, 2013
Two top Republicans are pushing for child support collection privatization in the state of Mississippi. Austin Barbour, nephew of former Governor Haley Barbour, and Arnie Hederman are gearing “to put private firms on track to make big money by performing government services,” according to Democratic lawmakers. According to statistics provided by these two Republicans, the number of child support cases in Mississippi hovers around 435,000, and the amount of overdue money hovers around $1.1 billion. Barbour and Hederman are lobbying for YoungWilliams Child Support Services.
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