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



  • Gov. Bryant Sets Special Election Date for Senate District 17

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant today issued a Writ of Election, setting Nov. 4 as the special election date to fill the Senate seat left vacant in District 17 with the passing of Senator Terry Brown in early September. “In issuing this order I am ever mindful of the service to the people of Mississippi provided by […]
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  • Gov. Phil Bryant Issues State of Emergency for DeSoto County Following Severe Storms and Flooding

    JACKSON – Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a state of emergency this evening for flooding in Desoto County, Miss., following severe storms and flooding that occurred earlier Thursday. A state of emergency is an administrative tool that authorizes the use of additional state resources to aid in storm response efforts. The National Weather Service is […]
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  • Newport Home Furnishings Expanding Operations in New Albany, Miss.

    JACKSON– Officials from upholstered furniture manufacturer Newport Home Furnishings announce the company is expanding its operations in New Albany to accommodate an increase in sales. The project represents a corporate investment of $270,000 and will create 45 new jobs. “The state’s furniture manufacturers are key players in north Mississippi’s economy, and I appreciate the team […]
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    • On Friday I joined other heads of delegation at the SEUS-Japan Joint Meeting in Tokyo along w/ Co Chair William Yates ,
    • On Thursday, we kicked off the SEUS-Japan 37th Annual Joint Meeting in Tokyo. Promoting MS in trade & business. ,
    • Ambassador Kennedy and I discussed the importance of Japan as a trading partner & its companies as key components in Mississippi's economy.,
    • This morning, William Yates, Chairman of SEUS-Japan and I, met with Ambassador Caroline Kennedy in Japan. ,
    • The Mississippi Works website also has upcoming job fairs around the state with employers looking to hire. ,