Posts Tagged ‘Governor’s Office’

House agrees to appropriate more money for governor’s office, mansion

JACKSON — The Mississippi House agreed yesterday to spend more money for the governor’s office and mansion during the current budget year. Gov. Phil Bryant’s staff said last month that his predecessor, fellow Republican Haley Barbour, spent more than half the governor’s budget before leaving office in January, just over midway through the budget year. […] [...]

Bryant slashes staff’s salaries by $200K

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant is saving taxpayers at least $200,000 by cutting spending in his office. According to documents obtained by The Clarion-Ledger through an open records request, the amount Bryant will spend on salaries in his office is 10 percent less than former Gov. Haley Barbour. Bryant achieved that through a reduction in […] [...]

Barbour mum on project behind special session

JACKSON — Lawmakers will return to the Capitol this week to consider an incentive package for a $500 million economic development project. Gov. Haley Barbour announced an Aug. 27 special session late last week. Barbour says in a news release the project will have locations around the state and create 1,000 direct and indirect jobs […] [...]

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