In its second year, the MSTop50 Award is recognizing the top 50 most influential Mississippians in the areas of elective/appointed government service, lobbying and government relations and business, media and culture. The event is sponsored by Y’all Politics and SuperTalk Mississipppi.

MSTop50 has named Former Governor Haley Barbour and Representative Steve Holland for its Hall of Fame designation for 2017.

Read Governor Haley Barbour’s Hall of Fame bio.

Read Rep. Steve Holland’s Hall of Fame bio.

The Hall of Fame designation of the award is sponsored by Capitol Resources & Tower Loan.

An event celebrating the 2016 class of honorees will be held at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson on Tuesday, October 17 at 7:00. Governor Barbour and Rep. Holland will be honored in person at the event and are scheduled to speak. More information about the event can be found on the MSTop50 website.