• 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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  • DPM Fragrance Announces Expansion in Oktibbeha County

    JACKSON— Gov. Phil Bryant, the Golden Triangle Development LINK and officials from DPM Fragrance announced today the company is expanding through the construction of a new facility in Starkville, Miss. The project will result in a minimum financial investment of $5 million and will create 100 jobs. “This announcement is a prime example of a […]

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  • Governor Bryant Signs Emergency Declaration for Tunica County School District

    Tunica County School District State of Emergency JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant today signed a proclamation declaring that a state of emergency exists in the Tunica County School District. The proclamation recognizes that, in accordance with resolutions adopted by the Mississippi Board of Education and the Mississippi Department of Education Commission on School Accreditation, a severe emergency […]

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  • Mississippi Reaches Landmark Agreement in BP Oil Spill Disaster Case

    BILOXI—Gov. Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood announced today in Biloxi that Mississippi has reached an agreement in principle with BP to settle claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The settlement will bring approximately $1.5 billion in additional relief to Mississippi over the next 17 years. Combined with $659 million in early […]

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  • Next Gear Solutions Expanding in Oxford, Miss.

    JACKSON— Officials from Next Gear Solutions, provider of management software for the restoration industry, announce the company is expanding its customer service operations in Oxford, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $58,800 and will create 60 new jobs. “Mississippi’s economy continues to grow and our economic development efforts continue to yield success. Small […]

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