Posts Tagged ‘Mike Beebe’

Businessman promising $1.1B steel plant in Arkansas fails to deliver Mississippi projects

by Becky Gillette Published: February 8,2013

Tags: Arkansas, Big River Steel LLC, John Correnti, Mike Beebe, Mississippi

John D. Correnti, the businessman Arkansas is counting on to deliver “the largest economic development project in the state’s history,” a proposed $1.1-billion steel mill in Mississippi County in Northeast Arkansas, has recently failed to deliver on promises for big projects in Mississippi. Recently, Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe announced that Correnti’s Big River Steel, LLC, […] [...]

Masingill confirmed as DRA co-chair

by MBJ Staff Published: July 4,2010

Tags: Chris Masingill, Delta Regional Authority, Mike Beebe, Mississippi Delta

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the appointment of a top aide to Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe as head of the Delta Regional Authority, a federal agency that works to enhance the economy of the impoverished Mississippi Delta region in eight states. The Senate confirmed Chris Masingill as federal co-chair of the panel, a full-time post […] [...]

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