Posts Tagged ‘Mick Bullock’

Bryant’s spokesman leaving for National Conference of State Legislatures

JACKSON — Mick Bullock, the spokesman for Gov. Phil Bryant, is leaving to become communications director of the National Conference of State Legislatures. Bullock joined Bryant’s staff when Bryant was state auditor and stayed to work in the Iieutenant governor’s and governor’s offices. He begins his new job Jan. 6. The NCSL, which is located […] [...]

Judge blocks governor’s attempt to force Blue Cross to pay in-network rates

JACKSON — A federal judge yesterday blocked Gov. Phil Bryant from compelling Mississippi’s largest health insurer to resume paying its in-network rate to a chain of 10 hospitals. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate read a temporary restraining order from the bench saying Bryant didn’t provide enough proof to justify an executive order he issued […] [...]

Senators have concerns about Common Core education standards

JACKSON — A group of state senators is questioning Mississippi’s implementation of the Common Core education standards even as the state’s schools move to put those standards into place this fall. Sen. Angela Hill, R-Picayune, said Mississippi’s decision to set different testing goals for different racial subgroups undermines the state’s adoption of the standards, along […] [...]

MDA salary bill awaits Bryant’s signature

Gov. Phil Bryant received a bill late last week that would allow private money to supplement the salary of whoever is the next executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority. Internet technology pioneer Jim Barksdale currently serves in that position on an interim basis, for the price of $1 a year. His predecessor, Leland Speed, […] [...]

FORECLOSURE SETTLEMENT — AG concedes legislators likely to decide where $14.1M goes

Mississippi legislators will be the deciders in how to use a $14.2 million direct payment from a $25 billion national mortgage fraud settlement. Attorney General Jim Hood hopes legislators will allocate the money for such things as housing counseling, mortgage-education efforts and for programs to guide victimized homeowners through the settlement process. He concedes, however, […] [...]

Keeping our eye on: Mick Bullock

by Stephen McDill Published: November 14,2010

Tags: Keeping Our Eye On, Lt. Governor Phil Bryant, Mick Bullock

Age: 29 Hometown: Columbia Education: MA in management, Belhaven University; BA in communication, University of Southern Mississippi Current Position: Director of communications, Lt. Governor Phil Bryant Wherever Phil Bryant is, Mick Bullock is sure to be close by, usually clutching a stack of press releases. The Columbia native relishes his role as an up-and-coming political […] [...]

PRAM chapter unveils new board

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi-Central Chapter is pleased to announce its 2010 board of directors. They are: president, Kelly Scrivner, Entergy Mississippi Inc.; vice president/programs, Patti Wade, Millsaps College; vice president/membership, Tony Bahou, Mississippi Blood Services, vice president/communications, Pamela Weaver, Office of the Secretary of State; secretary, Meredith Johnson, GodwinGroup; treasurer, Robert Lesley, Atmos […] [...]

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