• FXI Expanding Operations in Baldwyn, Miss.

    BALDWYN— Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from FXI announced today the company is expanding operations at its facility in Baldwyn, Miss., in Prentiss County. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $700,000 and will create at least 60 jobs. FXI, a leading producer of polyurethane foams, is growing its business by securing new […]

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  • Calbee North America Begins Operations in Senatobia, Miss.

    SENATOBIA, Miss.—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Calbee North America gathered today for the grand opening of the company’s snack food manufacturing facility in Senatobia, Miss. The company announced in October 2014 it would locate in the former BMW distribution facility there. The project represents a corporate investment of $51.1 million and will create 254 […]

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  • Governor Bryant Announces Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary First Responders’ Event

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant, along with Katrina Remembrance Commission chairpersons Haley and Marsha Barbour, today announced a 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina remembrance event for first responders. It will be held on Friday, August 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Gulfport, Miss., at Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park. “This […]

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  • Governor Bryant Orders State Contracting Reforms

    EO 1361 EO 1362 JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant has issued two executive orders to reform the public contracting process in Mississippi. The actions are based on recommendations from the Task Force on Contracting and Procurement that Gov. Bryant established in November 2014. Executive Order 1361 requires the Mississippi Department of Corrections to become a Certified Purchasing […]

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  • VT Halter Marine Opens Dry Dock Expansion, Breaks Ground on New Blast and Paint Facility in Pascagoula, Miss.

    PASCAGOULA—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine gathered today to celebrate the completion of the company’s dry dock expansion and to break ground on its new blast and paint facility. The dry dock expansion represents a corporate investment of more than $13 million and the creation of 400 jobs, which were announced […]

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  • Mississippi is Moving Forward, Gov. Bryant Tells Fairgoers

    NESHOBA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS—Mississippi is growing and moving forward under conservative leadership Gov. Phil Bryant told the crowds gathered at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., on Thursday. “Nineteen years ago, I had the opportunity to speak on this stage as state auditor. Today, I have the privilege to stand here as governor. With me […]

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  • Quality Iron Fabricators Expanding Operations in Houston, Miss.

    HOUSTON, Miss.—Governor Phil Bryant and officials from structural and miscellaneous steel supplier Quality Iron Fabricators announce the company is expanding operations at its facility in Houston, Miss., in Chickasaw County. The project represents a $4.9 million corporate investment and will create 50 jobs, bringing employment at the Houston location to 70. For the expansion, the […]

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  • Fusion Furniture Inc. Expanding Operations, Creating 100 Jobs in Ecru, Miss.

    ECRU, Miss.—Governor Phil Bryant and officials from upholstered furniture manufacturer Fusion Furniture Inc. announce the company is expanding operations at its facility in Ecru, Miss., in Pontotoc County. The project represents a corporate investment of $1.6 million and will create 100 jobs, bringing employment at the Ecru location to 430. For the expansion, Fusion Furniture […]

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  • Governor Bryant Authorizes National Guard Adjutant General to Arm Personnel at State Military Facilities

    EO 1358 JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant has issued an Executive Order authorizing the Adjutant General of the Mississippi National Guard, Maj. Gen. Augustus L. Collins, to arm certain full-time military personnel at military facilities, including certain National Guard recruiting centers. The governor’s action follows a deadly attack on two military recruiting facilities in Tennessee last week. […]

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  • Mississippi to Construct Veterans Cemetery in Kilmichael, Miss.

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant announced today Mississippi will construct the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael, Miss., in Montgomery County. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Mississippi a $6.6 million VA State Veterans Cemetery Grants Program grant for construction and outfitting of the cemetery. “This is a great honor for our state and […]

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