Watch this video of Jim Hood's 2015 speech at Boys State.
February 20, 2015 | Campaign Updates
Feb 20th - With the citizens of Mississippi in mind, I have decided today to seek a fourth term as your Attorney General to finish the business you elected me to do. As Mississippi's chief law enforcement officer, I will continue working to make our state safer. You are largely responsible for the success of our office. Through your support we continue to make Mississippi a better place for law-abiding residents.
February 7, 2015 | Campaign Updates
Feb 7th - "The voters of Mississippi have placed their trust in me for the past 12 years and I look forward to running on a record of success that's been tested by fire time and again. Our accomplishments in fighting crime, protecting our children and the elderly, returning more than $850 million to our taxpayers, and bringing justice to those who cannot fight for themselves are well chronicled."
Attorney General Hood Recovers About $76 Million to Date for Mississippi from Financial and Mortgage Crisis
Attorney General Jim Hood has returned approximately $76 million to Mississippi from losses suffered during the Financial and Mortgage Crisis of recent history. The most recent case was settled Tuesday when Attorney General Hood announced that Mississippi, the U.S. Department of Justice and a coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia reached a $1.375 billion settlement with Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC over allegations that S&P misled investors when it rated structured finance securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Mississippi will receive $26,754,000 million in that settlement. The Attorney General has also returned another ...Continue Reading...