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 be in West Point on Thursday. Both meetings are at 11:30 a.m.
There are five meetings Pathway to Progress scheduled in December, seven meetings in January and five meetings in February.
The tour will come to the Mississippi coast on Feb. 19 in Bay St. Louis at the Bay-Waveland Yacht Club, on Feb. 20 in Gulfport at the Great Southern Club and Feb. 27 in Gautier at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
Haley Fisackerly, MEC’s chairman and President/CEO of Entergy Mississippi, will take part in the opening session at Lion Hills in Columbus.
On Thursday, the forum will be held at the Ritz Theater and Conference Center in West Point.
Blueprint Mississippi is a set of policy recommendations for lawmakers and other state officials in areas such as workforce training, the economy, health care, infrastructure and education.