Shad White, the state auditor of Mississippi, is one of a long list of Mississippi state auditors who have higher political ambitions. His welfare investigation was recently questioned. The political team at Mississippi Today breaks down this history and discusses White’s recent actions and words that mirror many of his predecessors. Loading… Some error occurred. Refresh the page or try again. To support this work, you can make a regular donation to us today as part of the Spring Member Drive. This will allow us to continue important work such as this story. Our reporters give a human face to policy’s impact on everyday Mississippians by listening more closely and understanding their communities. To ensure that our work is aligned with the priorities and needs of Mississippians, we are listening to you. Click the button below to let us know what you think.