• Chevron Celebrates Completion of Base Oil Project in Pascagoula, Miss.

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Chevron Corporation celebrated the completion of the Pascagoula Base Oil Project in Pascagoula, Miss. this morning. The company invested $1.4 billion in the project, which is creating more than 30 permanent positions. Completion of this project positions Chevron as the world’s largest producer of premium base oil, nearly doubling […]

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  • Governor Bryant Appoints Two Members to State Board of Education

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant appointed two members to the State Board of Education Tuesday. Danny Spreitler and Johnny Franklin will serve unexpired terms of outgoing members. “I am thrilled both Danny and Johnny have accepted these appointments,” Gov. Bryant said. “They are bringing many years of diverse educational experience with them to the board, and I […]

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  • Mississippi Leaders Advocate Growth of LNG Export Market

    U.S. Department of Energy Approval Could Spur Major Investment on Mississippi Gulf Coast JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant, Sen. Thad Cochran, Sen. Roger Wicker and Congressman Steven Palazzo have joined to advocate the growth of the export market for liquefied natural gas. More efficient, timelier approval of LNG export projects by U.S. Department of Energy could spur […]

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  • Philips Lighting Expanding Operations in Tupelo, Miss.

    TUPELO—Officials from Philips Lighting announced today the company will be expanding operations at its facility in Tupelo, Miss. The project represents a $2 million investment, and it will allow the company to retain the facility’s existing employees and create 50 new jobs. Philips Lighting, leading global manufacturer of lighting solutions, is creating a major manufacturing […]

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  • Governor Bryant Comments on Fifth Circuit Ruling Regarding HB 1390

    JACKSON—A divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today held unconstitutional House Bill 1390, a law enacted in 2012 that requires physicians who perform abortions in Mississippi to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. Physicians who perform other types of outpatient procedures in Mississippi have long been required to […]

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  • Energy Company Great River Industries Expanding in Natchez, Miss.

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Great River Industries, formerly known as Enersteel, announce the company is expanding its operations in Natchez, Miss., by locating its corporate headquarters there and adding 12,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The project represents a corporate investment of $4 million and will create 25 new jobs. Additionally, the company […]

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  • Barefoot Carriers Expanding Operations in Ripley, Miss.

    JACKSON—Family-owned and operated trucking company Barefoot Carriers is expanding its operations in Ripley, Miss. The project represents a $2 million corporate investment and will create 25 new jobs. The expansion involves the addition of 12 trucks and trailers, new equipment, and the extension of the company’s truck and trailer parking and lay-down area. “The transportation […]

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  • Moon River Foods Creating 100 Jobs in Mississippi Delta

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Moon River Foods announced today the company is locating a new fish processing operation in Baird, Miss., in Sunflower County. The project represents a corporate investment of $3 million and will create 100 new jobs. Working with contract fishermen licensed by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, […]

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  • Governor Bryant Comments on Halbig v. Burwell Obamacare Ruling

    JACKSON—“As I have long said, I believe the IRS violated the law when it authorized massive taxpayer funded subsidies in the 36 states that declined to establish Obamacare exchanges, thereby triggering unwarranted taxes and mandates on both individuals and employers. Today’s ruling is another step in dismantling Obamacare and returning the control of individual health […]

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  • 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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