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



  • Mississippi Reaches Landmark Agreement in BP Oil Spill Disaster Case

    BILOXI—Gov. Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood announced today in Biloxi that Mississippi has reached an agreement in principle with BP to settle claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The settlement will bring approximately $1.5 billion in additional relief to Mississippi over the next 17 years. Combined with $659 million in early […]
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  • Next Gear Solutions Expanding in Oxford, Miss.

    JACKSON— Officials from Next Gear Solutions, provider of management software for the restoration industry, announce the company is expanding its customer service operations in Oxford, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $58,800 and will create 60 new jobs. “Mississippi’s economy continues to grow and our economic development efforts continue to yield success. Small […]
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  • Task Force on MDOC Contracting and Procurement Issues Recommendations

    Last November, I created a task force to take a hard look at contracting procedures within the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Task force members have worked diligently and transparently for many months to make recommendations for improvements, and I thank all of the members for their efforts and their service to the state. This report […]
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    • Full Mississippi details related to BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill agreement in principle found here: ,
    • Reaching this agreement took a coordinated effort. We began to hold responsible parties accountable on day one.,
    • As a result of this funding, long term recovery will continue until Mississippi is made whole.,
    • Eleven men, including four Mississippians, died in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. They live in our hearts ,
    • I am pleased to announce that MS is receiving nearly $2.2 billion in compensation as a result of Deepwater Horizon disaster.,