ROGER WICKER: Keeping America competitive needs to be top priority

If you didn’t catch the episode of CBS’s “60 Minutes” that aired on Dec. 4, you missed well-deserved national attention for Mississippi’s Golden Triangle.

The feature specifically highlighted the area’s successful economic development under the direction of Joe Max Higgins.

With the arrival of advanced manufacturers like Steel Dynamics, Airbus, Yokohama and Paccar, the Golden Triangle is seeing a major resurgence in jobs and investment.

The secret is out: Our state meets the needs of the world’s leading companies, offering a strategic geographic location, a skilled workforce, economic incentives and a ready transportation infrastructure.

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