News of Interest for Military Spouses

The Military Spouses Residency Relief Act (MSRRA)

(http://www.dor.ms.gov/docs/indiv_msrra.pdf)

The Military Spouses Residency Relief Act (MSRRA) provides that spouses of military personnel who move to Mississippi due to the servicemember spouse being posted for military duty can keep their former residency for tax purposes throughout the marriage. This exemption does not apply if the spouse is already a resident of Mississippi. The MSRRA is retroactive to January 1, 2009.


Mississippi Community Covenant

Information source regarding military support in Mississippi

(http://www.army.mil/community/state/MS.html)


My Army Benefits: State of Mississippi

(http://myarmybenefits.us.army.mil/Home/Benefit Library/State Territory Benefits/Mississippi.html)

Good source of information for all Service Spouses regarding benefits associated with military service and the State of Mississippi


Governor Bryant Signs Bill to Expedite Hiring of Veterans and Military Spouses

(http://www.governorbryant.com/gov-bryant-signs-bill-to-expedite-hiring-of-veterans-spouses/)

People with military training or spouses of active duty military may find it easier to obtain licenses and certifications for jobs thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Phil Bryant