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



  • Governor Phil Bryant Applauds Committee Passage of Special Needs Bill

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant applauds the Senate Education Committee for its near unanimous passage of Senate Bill 2695, the Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act. The bill is sponsored by Sens. Nancy Collins and now heads to the full Senate for consideration. During his State of the State Address, Gov. Bryant called on the […]
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  • Von Drehle Breaks Ground on Paper Machine Facility in Natchez, Miss.

    NATCHEZ, Miss.—Officials from von Drehle and state and local officials gathered today for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the company’s future paper machine facility in Natchez, Miss. Von Drehle, a paper products supplier to commercial and industrial users nationwide, announced in 2013 it had acquired the former Mississippi River Pulp facility and would […]
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  • United Furniture Industries Locating Manufacturing Operations in Verona, Miss.

    VERONA, Miss.—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from upholstered furniture manufacturer United Furniture Industries announced today the company is expanding in Mississippi by locating manufacturing operations in the former Lane Furniture facility in Verona. The project represents a $2.75 million corporate investment and will create 300 new jobs, bringing the company’s total employment in the state […]
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