• Gov. Bryant Expresses Concerns about Illegal Immigration to President Obama

    Letter to President Obama Concerning Illegal Immigration JACKSON–In the midst of a growing immigration crisis at the United States’ southern border, Gov. Phil Bryant has expressed his concerns to President Obama. Please see the attached letter. ###

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  • Gov. Bryant Appoints Kathy Henry to Mississippi Parole Board

    JACKSON– Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Kathy Henry of Brandon to serve as the newest member of the Mississippi Parole Board. Effective immediately, Henry will replace retired Army Master Sgt. Clarence Brown of Yazoo City, who stepped down on June 30, 2014, after serving for more than eight years. “I thank Master Sgt. Brown for […]

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  • MTM, Inc. Locating Medical Transportation and Call Center Operations in Jackson, Miss.

    JACKSON—Health care and transportation management company MTM, Inc. is locating non-emergency medical transportation and call center operations in Jackson, Miss. The project represents a $400,000 corporate investment and will create 80 new jobs. “I am glad to welcome MTM as the newest business partner to Mississippi and as the newest member of our growing health […]

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  • BorgWarner Expanding Operations in Water Valley, Miss.

    WATER VALLEY, Miss.—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from global powertrain supplier BorgWarner announced today the company is expanding operations in Water Valley to accommodate an increased demand for the company’s advanced transmission solutions. The project is the company’s fourth expansion in Water Valley. It represents a company investment of $43 million and will create 158 […]

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  • Green Bay Converting Locating Operations, 300 Jobs in Hattiesburg, Miss.

    HATTIESBURG—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Green Bay Converting, converter of sanitary towel and tissue products, announced today the company is expanding its operations into Mississippi with a facility in Hattiesburg. The project represents a corporate investment of $48 million and will create 300 new jobs. “I am proud to welcome Green Bay Converting as […]

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  • Governor Bryant Names Rikard to Head Department of Environmental Quality

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant has named Gary Rikard to succeed Trudy Fisher as executive director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. Fisher, who has served as executive director since 2007, has announced her intentions to return to the private sector at the end of the summer. “Trudy has worked tirelessly in her capacity as executive […]

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  • Mississippi Unveils New State Seal

    JACKSON—During his 2014 State of the State Address, Gov. Phil Bryant called on lawmakers to add the national motto “In God We Trust” to the Great Seal of the State of Mississippi. The language making the changes is included in Senate Bill 2681, which takes effect today. “In my State of the State Address, I […]

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  • Laws Passed During 2014 Legislative Session Set to Take Effect

    JACKSON—A host of conservative legislative and fiscal measures supported and signed by Gov. Phil Bryant are set to take effect July 1. Major legislation includes a measure to protect religions liberty and add “In God We Trust” to the state seal, “Right on Crime” criminal justice reforms, a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks, […]

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  • Governor Bryant Comments on Hobby Lobby Ruling

    JACKSON—“I am very pleased the Supreme Court moved to uphold religious freedom today in its opinion in the Hobby Lobby case. Its decision confirms my position that our state did the right thing in enacting a state-level Religious Freedom Restoration Act and protecting religious liberty for Mississippians. “The federal RFRA requires the government to prove […]

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  • Two Companies Announce New Jobs in Pontotoc, Miss.

    PONTOTOC, Miss.—State and local officials gathered today as representatives from Brooks and Dehart Furniture Xpress, Inc. and Eaton Custom Seating announced they were investing in new and existing operations, respectively, in Pontotoc, Miss. The two companies are creating a total of 55 new jobs. Headquartered in North Carolina, Brooks and Dehart Furniture Xpress is a […]

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