Last week, Lt. Gov Tate Reeves held a meeting in Long Beach to say that he wants to spend the money on ways that will grow the economy. This is a consistent Reeves theme, that what is maybe state government’s biggest job is to encourage private investment in Mississippi.
But that report may not be the final word on the subject. Bryant spokesman Clay Chandler said last week that “The Go Coast 2020 report is a good starting point, and Gov. Bryant hopes the group stays involved in the process moving forward.”