Rising Together
State of Mississippi“I call on every Mississippian, no matter what our race or region or party, to rise above our petty differences and build together the Mississippi our citizens deserve. Let us go forward from this time and place, unafraid to make the bold changes that will help us rise together.” – Gov. Phil Bryant



  • Bill to Provide Help to Special Needs Students Heads to Governor

    JACKSON—During his January 2015 State of the State Address, Gov. Phil Bryant called on the Mississippi Legislature to pass the Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act (Senate Bill 2695), a measure that creates a pilot program to provide special needs students with scholarships to pay for educational expenses. The Mississippi Senate today concurred with […]
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  • Timber Company Pro South Expanding Operations in Prentiss County, Miss.

    JACKSON—Officials from Pro South announce the company is expanding its operations by adding a sawmill at its location near Booneville, Miss., in Prentiss County. The project represents a $2.75 million company investment and will create 57 new jobs.  Pro South is involved in several sectors of the timber industry. In addition to the company’s logging, […]
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  • Gov. Bryant, USDA Announce $20.5 Million Workforce Training Grant

    JACKSON—At a press conference this morning, Gov. Phil Bryant and United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service Southeast Regional Administrator Robin Bailey Jr. announced Mississippi has received a $20.5 million grant from USDA to conduct a three-year pilot program to match SNAP recipients with workforce training and job opportunities.  The Mississippi Department of […]
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