Corporate investments across Mississippi fueling job growth and driving local, state economy

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Nearly $1.3 billion invested in Mississippi for advanced manufacturing, distributing, logistics, automotive, and more so far in 2022, MDA reports. Even as the U.S. economy...

NFIB reports inflation concerns ease but still pose problems for small business

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Optimism has risen, but is still far below long term average.  The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose 1.9 points in August to 91.8, marking...

Speaker appoints bipartisan Commission on Life in Mississippi House of Representatives

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The Speaker’s Commission on Life will work toward presenting legislation that supports mothers and babies before and after birth. The Dobbs ruling this summer by...

Two months into FY, state revenue $113 million over estimate

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Revenues continue to climb two months into FY2023, nearly 15% over estimates in August alone.  Total revenue collections for the month of August FY 2023...

Gov. Reeves requests assistance for businesses in Jackson impacted by water crisis

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Governor Reeves has called on the SBA to request disaster loans for businesses in Hinds county. Governor Tate Reeves today requested a Small Business Administrative...

PTAC hosts conference to help MS businesses learn how to navigate federal contract partnerships

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A conference coming to Jackson will help small businesses partner with federal contractors for more work opportunities.  The In partnership with the Mississippi Development Authority,...

Jackson Restaurants urge patrons to come in as water crisis threatens businesses

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With continued boil water notices and flooding reports, restaurant owners report a 40% decrease in revenue causing fears for business equal to or greater...

AccelerateMS recognizes champions of workforce development

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The awards went to people and groups that impact workforce development in Mississippi.  On Thursday, the Office of Workforce Development (AccelerateMS) recognized three individuals and...

WICKER: Biden Saps the American Workforce

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Submitted by Senator Roger Wicker President Biden's policies are discouraging work and separating Americans from the dignity it provides, Mississippi's senior U.S. Senator writes. At the...

GRESHAM: Lack of Credit Card Competition Raises Prices

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Submitted by Tom Gresham "For business owners, swipe fees have become the most expensive operating cost after labor," Gresham writes. Small businesses owners in places such...

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