Mississippi author and political activist to speak

January 25, 2008

Mississippi political activist Andy Taggart will be on campus Jan. 30 to discuss politics and the upcoming state and national elections.

Taggart will deliver his public address at 6 p.m. in 329 Colvard Student Union. His appearance is sponsored by the MSU Student Association.

Actively involved in governmental and political arenas, Taggart co-authored the award-winning book, Mississippi Politics. Formerly, he served as chief of staff for former Gov. Kirk Fordice and executive director of the Mississippi Republican Party.

For more information on Taggart, visit his Web site at www.andytaggart.com. For information on the event, e-mail Stuart Saulters, director of community and governmental relations, at ses108@msstate.edu.