Before the Court is the Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Watkins Development and David Watkins. Also before the Court is Delbert Hosemann's Response to Petition for Writ of Certiorari. After due consideration, the Court finds the petition should be granted.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Watkins Development and David Watkins is hereby granted.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals dealt a blow last July to David Watkins' fight against Secretary of State Gibbert Hosemann yesterday. The Secretary of State fined Mr. Watkins $587,084.34* in 2014 for spending bond proceeds for the Metrocenter renovation project on another project in Meridian and violating Mississippi securities laws. Mr. Hosemann held a press conference announcing the decision. Earlier post with on Court of Appeals decision.