JACKSON, Miss. – Steel Dynamics, Inc. is beginning to hire workers as part of the largest economic development project in state history. The project represents a $2.5 billion investment that will create approximately 1,000 jobs with an average salary of almost $100,000.
JACKSON, Miss. – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recently approved five new broadband projects in Mississippi. These projects are in addition to Mississippi’s seven other BIP projects that are already in various stages of completion.
JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves today announced that the Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund (MOSTF) has opened a new application cycle utilizing $15 million in funding appropriated during the 2023 Legislative Session. The MOSTF Board of Trustees is now accepting grant applications through October 31, 2023.
JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Reeves today released the following statement on the improvement in accountability grades for Mississippi schools during the 2022-2023 school year:
JACKSON, Miss. – Following a meeting with Independent Women’s Voice (IWV) to discuss model legislation developed to reinforce the definition of sex-based words used in Mississippi law and to help protect women-only spaces from legal attack, Governor Tate Reeves announced his commitment to stand with Mississippi women. He made the announcement alongside Riley Gaines and Paula Scanlan who have gained national recognition and acclaim for their efforts to protect women’s sports and rights.
JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves today announced that he signed an executive order proclaiming September 11, 2023, as “Patriot Day – A Day of Prayer and Remembrance.”
JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Reeves today announced that FEMA approved Mississippi’s request for additional counties to receive public assistance following June tornadoes and severe weather (DR-4727-MS). Throughout the week of June 14-19, 2023, Mississippi experienced a record-setting 18 tornadoes (19 total for the month of June). With the additional counties, a total of 28 counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians are now eligible to apply for federal public assistance.
JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves announced that he signed an executive order proclaiming a day of official mourning in honor of Mike Griffin, a decorated Marine and distinguished law enforcement officer who lost his life in the line of duty on September 4, 2023, at the age of 62.
JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves announced that the State Board of Election Commissioners has adopted a resolution approving the request of Shuwaski Young to withdraw as the Democratic nominee for the Office of Secretary of State.
JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves released the following statement following media speculation of the return of mask mandates and other COVD-19 measures, (including a CBS News story titled, “Is masking coming back? As new COVID variants emerge, here’s what experts say.”):