Apr 2012
General | News Room | Apr 18

Business Agreement to Create Jobs in Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (April 18, 2012) – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from The Blain Companies and Fores Canada Inc. announced today the two companies have entered into a business agreement that will create approximately 60 new jobs for Natchez, Miss.-area residents. Blain, which currently maintains quarry operations in Natchez, is expanding its presence in the […]
General | News Room | Apr 9

Mississippi Delegation to Attend SEUS-CP Conference

Jackson, Miss. (April 9, 2012) – Governor Phil Bryant will lead a delegation of Mississippi business leaders and economic development officials at the 5th Annual Southeastern United States – Canadian Provinces Alliance (SEUS-CP) conference and trade mission, which is scheduled for May 20-22 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Mississippi businesses, economic developers, university representatives and local […]
General | News Room | Apr 9

MDA Launches Website Highlighting State's Assets

Jackson, Miss. (April 9, 2012) – The Asset Development Division of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) has launched an interactive website, http://assetmap.mississippi.org, to showcase unique assets found in communities throughout Mississippi. The website pinpoints historic sites, unique businesses, tourist attractions and natural resources found in communities that have undergone MDA’s asset mapping process. The website […]
General | News Room | Apr 4

Governor Bryant Proclaims April Fair Housing Month

Jackson, Miss. (April 4, 2012) — Marking the 44th anniversary of the signing of the national Fair Housing Act, Governor Phil Bryant has proclaimed April as Fair Housing Month for the state of Mississippi. Established by Congress in 1968, the landmark civil rights law prohibits discrimination in the financing, rent or sale of any dwelling […]