• Governor Phil Bryant Comments on the Passing of Bert Case

    Statement from the Gov. Bryant: “For more than 50 years, Bert Case told the stories of Mississippi, aggressively and fairly holding her leadership accountable and eloquently celebrating her people. He was a gentleman whose signature sign-off made him an icon. Deborah and I are saddened by his passing. He leaves a beautiful legacy and will […]

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  • Gov. Phil Bryant Comments on the Passing of Jack Reed Sr.

    JACKSON–Gov. Phil Bryant comments on the passing of Jack Reed Sr. “Deborah and I are saddened by the passing of Jack Reed Sr. He was one of the finest men I have ever known. His love for his state and for Tupelo was unparalleled. He will be missed by all who knew him.”

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  • Governor Bryant Delivers 2016 State of the State Address and Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Executive Budget Recommendation

    Jackson, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant, in his fifth State of the State Address, presented to lawmakers tonight his priorities for the 2016 session. Among them are reorganizing the state’s foster care system, bolstering workforce development programs, a Blue Collar Tax Dividend for Mississippi’s working families and school choice and innovation. Additionally, they include a […]

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  • Steel Dynamics Breaks Ground on Paint Facility in Columbus, Miss.

    COLUMBUS, Miss.— Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Steel Dynamics, Inc. broke ground today on the company’s new Paint Line and Galvalume® facility in Columbus, Miss. The project, which was announced in May 2015, represents a corporate investment of approximately $100 million and will create 40 jobs. Operations are expected to begin during the first […]

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  • Ajinomoto Windsor Expanding Operations in Oakland, Miss.

    JACKSON— Officials from frozen food manufacturer Ajinomoto Windsor, formerly known as Windsor Foods, along with state and local officials, announced today the company is expanding by adding a new production line at its facility in Oakland, Miss., in Yalobusha County. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $20 million and will create 60 […]

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  • ACCO Brands Corporation Announces Reshoring Expansion Project in Booneville, Miss.

    Jackson, Miss. (Jan. 12, 2016) — Officials from ACCO Brands, one of the world’s largest suppliers of branded school, office and consumer products and print finishing solutions, announce a reshoring expansion project at the company’s facility in Booneville, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $159,000 and the creation of 34 jobs, […]

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  • Governor Phil Bryant comments on Kenneth Stokes’ remarks about law enforcement officer

    Statement from the Gov. Bryant: “Mr. Stokes’ remarks are reprehensible, particularly with the attacks we have seen against our men and women in law enforcement. I condemn any such remarks in the strongest possible manner. This is nothing short of an outright assault upon all who wear the badge. I will be asking Attorney General […]

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  • Gov. Phil Bryant Requests Federal Disaster Declaration

    JACKSON– Gov. Phil Bryant today requested President Barack Obama declare a major disaster declaration for areas affected by severe weather that passed through Mississippi Dec. 23 through Dec. 28. Based on joint preliminary damage assessments by local officials, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Gov. Bryant has requested the declaration […]

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  • Governor Phil Bryant Issues State of Emergency for Mississippi River Flooding

    Pearl, Miss. (Dec. 30, 2015) – Governor Phil Bryant issued a State of Emergency this afternoon for the imminent threat of major flooding along the Mississippi River and its tributaries. The State of Emergency is an administrative tool that allows local governments to request state assistance to assist with response and recovery associated with these […]

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  • Gov. Bryant Declares State of Emergency for Severe Weather

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a State of Emergency this morning following severe storms and tornadoes that moved through the state last night. The State of Emergency is an administrative tool that allows local governments to request state assistance to assist with response and recovery associated with these storm systems. Damage is being reported in […]

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