Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Complex’

State senator continues push for state offices consolidation

by Ted Carter Published: March 29,2013

Tags: Capitol Complex, David Blount, Millsaps College, State Capitol, state office consolidation

An effort for Capitol Complex consolidation say Mississippi — which supporters say would save $5 million a year on office leasing costs and whittle the space state workers occupy to levels consistent with federal standards — died earlier this month. The bill authored by Sen. David Blount and backed by a Millsaps College analysis easily […] [...]

Lawmakers see savings and consequences in state office consolidation

by Ted Carter Published: February 8,2013

Tags: Capitol Complex, JACKSON, Millsaps College, Phil Bryant, state legislature

State Sen. Kenneth Wayne Jones of Madison County says saving state jobs may make it a worthwhile tradeoff to relocate more than a dozen state offices out of his county to downtown Jackson. Sen. Will Longwitz, Jones’ Madison County colleague, is not convinced. Nor is Tim Coursey, Madison County’s chief economic developer. The Legislature must […] [...]

Bills: Move state offices to Capitol Complex

by Ted Carter Published: February 1,2013

Tags: Bill Brister, Capitol Complex, David Blount, JACKSON, Landmark Center, Millsaps College

Downtown Jackson would see hundreds of new workers and a whittling of its office space vacancies through proposals from Senate Public Property Committee Chairman David Blount to consolidate more state agencies into space available in the Jackson Capitol Complex. In support of a pair of bills he has introduced, Blount produced an analysis from Millsaps […] [...]

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