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 Names Marshall Fisher as Commissioner of Mississippi Department of Corrections

    JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant has named Marshall L. Fisher as Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Fisher replaces Christopher B. Epps, who resigned Nov. 5, 2014. Fisher will assume his position in January 2015. Interim Commissioner Rick McCarty will assume his previously held position of Deputy Commissioner of Administration and Finance for MDOC. “Marshall’s integrity […]
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  • Governor Phil Bryant: The Common Core Truth

    In 2008, a new system of public education standards was discussed by the National Governors Association. The new standards, called Common Core, would emphasize problem solving and competitiveness and would ensure that students throughout the nation met certain achievement benchmarks. The concept sounded solid, and we were assured that this was a state-led initiative with […]
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  • Suburban Plastics Expanding Operations in Grenada, Miss.

    JACKSON— Suburban Plastics, manufacturer of thermoplastic and engineered composites, announced today the company is expanding operations at its Grenada, Miss., location to accommodate an increase in production. The expansion includes a 25,000 square foot addition to the company’s existing facility. The project represents a $350,000 corporate investment and will create 60 jobs. “I appreciate the […]
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