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Bill expanding car tags backing LEO/Firefighters fund signed

Gov. Tate Reeves has signed Senate Bill 2841 which expands the popular “blackout” tag and allows for generic usage of the tag for all Mississippians without requiring customization of characters on the plate.

“The response to Mississippi’s ‘blackout’ tag has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Reeves. “But while a lot of Mississippians love the ‘blackout’ tag, a lot don’t want to have to customize what’s on it. Now, they won’t have to. I was proud to sign this legislation that makes it easier for Mississippians to purchase the tag they love while still supporting the families of fallen law enforcement officers and firefighters. It really is a win-win for everyone.”

Tags can be purchased for an additional $38.25, with $36.25 going to the Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Death Benefits Trust Fund.

(Credit Amory Police Department/Facebook)

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