Northington named Mississippi Economic Council Chief Operating Officer

March 15, 2018 in Business, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Cathy L. Northington has been named chief operating offi cer of the Mississippi Economic Council, the State Chamber of Commerce. She previously served as senior vice […]

House energy chair Cockerham sees lucrative jobs, profits by expanding offshore drilling

March 7, 2018 in Business

By L.A. Warren Mississippi state Rep. Angela Cockerham, a JSU alum, told an audience of business leaders and lawmakers during the recent Mississippi Economic Council’s Legislative Scrambler that expanding […]

Higher taxes needed to fix Mississippi’s roads, report finds

December 21, 2015 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s state chamber of commerce said Friday that the state needs to raise another $375 million a year in taxes to fix decaying bridges and roads, […]

Thad Cochran, Travis Childers speak at Mississippi business event

October 30, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Six-term incumbent Thad Cochran told Mississippi business leaders Wednesday that he will be in line for a committee chairmanship if Republicans regain control of the Senate. […]

Gov. Phil Bryant signs law changing Mississippi tax practices

April 11, 2014 in Business, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Gov Phil Bryant has signed a new law that changes how Mississippi state government collects taxes. Bryant signed the bill Thursday at the annual meeting of […]

Mississippi Economic Council’s 19-city road show begins on Tuesday

November 18, 2013 in Business, News, Statewide News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Economic Council kicks off a 19-city tour Tuesday in Columbus with forums on implementing the goals and recommendations of Blueprint Mississippi. The MEC will […]