• Gov. Bryant Announces Members of Task Force to Oversee Mississippi Department of Corrections Contracts Review

    JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant has announced the members of the task force to oversee the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) contracts review. On Nov. 6, Gov. Bryant stated all vendor contracts associated with companies listed in the indictment of former MDOC Commissioner Christopher B. Epps would be re-bid. Additionally, all other MDOC contracts will be reviewed […]

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  • Gov. Bryant Named Chair-Elect of Jobs for America’s Graduates

    JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant was named chair-elect of Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) at a special luncheon on Thursday in Washington D.C. Gov. Bryant will become the JAG Chair of the Board on January 1, 2015, and will take over for Governor Jack Markell of Delaware. At the luncheon, JAG also announced the milestone of the […]

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  • Governor Bryant Releases FY 2016 Executive Budget Recommendation

    JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant presented his Fiscal Year 2016 budget to the Legislature today, calling for a tax credit for working Mississippi families and increasing funding for public education by over $52 million. “Mississippi should start fiscal year 2016 in the best financial health it’s ever had. This budget addresses the needs of the state while […]

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  • ALGIX Holds Grand Opening of New SOLAPLAST Facility in Marion, Miss.

    JACKSON—Officials from bioplastics manufacturer ALGIX, LLC are holding a grand opening event today at the company’s SOLAPLAST facility in Marion, Miss., in Lauderdale County. The project represents an $8.5 million corporate investment that will increase to $40 million and will create 100 jobs over the next three years. ALGIX’s new state-of-the-art facility features compounding equipment […]

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  • Gov. Bryant Amends Special Election Date in Scott County School District

    Amended Scott County School Board Writ of Election JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant has accommodated a request by Scott County officials to reset the date of the special election of the school board by issuing an amended Writ of Election setting April 7, 2015, as the new election date. This action is the result of county officials […]

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  • Villa International Locating Operations in Belmont, Miss.

    JACKSON – Villa International, the premier manufacturer of luxury furniture for motorhomes, announces the company is locating operations in the former Falcon Products facility in Belmont, Miss., in Tishomingo County. The project represents a $250,000 corporate investment and will create 75 jobs over a five year period. “I am proud to welcome Villa International as […]

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  • Mars Food North America Expanding in Greenville, Miss.

    JACKSON –Gov. Phil Bryant and Apu Mody, President, Mars Food North America, which produces UNCLE BEN’S® and SEEDS OF CHANGE® products, announced today that the company is expanding operations at its manufacturing facility in Greenville. The project represents a corporate investment of $31 million and will create 25 new jobs for its manufacturing and research […]

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  • Ice Industries Expanding Operations in Grenada, Miss.

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Ice Industries Grenada announced today the company is continuing to expand and improve operations at its facility in Grenada, Miss. The project marks the company’s fifth expansion since 2010. It represents a company investment of $1.8 million and will create 50 new jobs, bringing the total number employed at […]

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  • Innpack, Inc. Locating Operations in Olive Branch, Miss.

    JACKSON—Officials from Innpack, Inc., manufacturer of packaging for the food industry, announced today the company is locating manufacturing operations in Olive Branch, Miss. The company currently has operations in Memphis, Tenn., where it rents a facility. Innpack has purchased its new production facility in Olive Branch and will move the 23 jobs at the Memphis […]

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  • Calbee North America Locates Operations in Senatobia, Miss.

    JACKSON – Snack food manufacturer Calbee North America announce the company has located operations in the former BMW distribution facility in Senatobia, Miss., in Tate County. The project represents a corporate investment of $51.1 million and will create 254 jobs over the next five years. “I am honored Calbee North America looked to Mississippi for […]

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