- Associated Press - Thursday, October 16, 2014

MADISON, Miss. (AP) - Republican State Rep. Rita Martinson says she will not run for a seventh term in 2015.

Martinson, a Madison businesswoman and current chairman of the Senate Tourism Committee, tells The Clarion-Ledger (https://on.thec-l.com/1sMBcLl ) she wants to travel and spend time with her family.

The 77-year-old Martinson has been a member of the House since 1992.

Martinson and her husband are the former owners of nursery and garden center businesses in Madison.

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Information from: The Clarion-Ledger, https://www.clarionledger.com

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