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Mississippi road improvements too important to ignore

Whether you are driving along the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast at sunset, through our piney woods or Delta fields on a winter morning, or cruising up and down Northeast Mississippi’s hills, increasingly you can see — and feel — the roads deteriorating beneath you. (more…)
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Mississippi Today – Bryant sees infrastructure opportunity

Governor Phil Bryant believes the Trump Administration can help Mississippi address its critical infrastructure needs.  In a speech to business leaders earlier this month, Bryan noted that the Trump Administration is likely to alleviate regulatory burdens on infrastructure projects, like environmental impact statements, that drain scarce resources. According to Bryant, "“I think we’re going to see less…
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Mississippi Business Journal – State leaders ponder roads and bridges funding

According to the Mississippi Business Journal are open to increased funding for the states transportation infrastructure, but exactly where that money comes from remains an issue. Governor Phil Bryant and House Speaker Philip Gunn told the Mississippi Economic Council that they support efforts to increase funding for roads and bridges, but that raising taxes and…
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MPB: State’s Dilapidated Infrastructure Topic at MEC Capitol Day

Members of the Mississippi Economic Council are meeting with lawmakers urging them to provide much needed funding for Mississippi's roads and bridges. Republican Speaker of the House Philip Gunn told MPB he is committed to finding a solution, but raising taxes and fees requires a super majority of votes in the House. Leaders in the…
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