Posts Tagged ‘Steven Palazzo’

Builder groups split on new Congress

Trade associations split on what to expect following elections The state’s two leading construction trade associations are divided as to whether the new-look Congress will be a plus for builders. The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is optimistic. The Associated General Contractors (AGC), on the other hand, is more guarded in its outlook. Now, the […] [...]

Just who is Steven Palazzo?

by Published: November 28,2010

Tags: Palazzo & Company, Steven Palazzo

  New U.S. representative comes from seemingly nowhere Sources told the Mississippi Business Journal that just a few weeks before Election Day, some of the campaigners for Republican Steven Palazzo were less than optimistic that their candidate had a shot at beating incumbent Democrat Gene Taylor for the District 4 seat in the House of […] [...]

Business support can’t overcome voter anger

Taylor, Childers beaten despite significant campaign money from business interests Among the winners of last week’s midterm elections in Mississippi were new Republican congressmen Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo. Butler Snow had a pretty good election, too, but not because of incumbent fatigue. The Ridgeland-based law firm used the campaign finance market saturation model to […] [...]

Solid business support couldn’t save Taylor, Childers

Among the winners of Tuesday night’s midterm elections in Mississippi were new Republican congressmen Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo. Butler Snow had a pretty good election, too, but not because of incumbent fatigue. The Ridgeland-based law firm used the market saturation model to land on the winning side in each of Mississippi’s four congressional races. […] [...]

2 Miss. House Democrats unseated

JACKSON — Mississippi rarely kicks incumbents out of Congress. On Tuesday, voters defeated two of the state’s four U.S. House members – conservative Blue Dog Democrats caught in a wave of voter discontent with Washington. Republican Steven Palazzo, a state representative from Biloxi, unseated 21-year Democratic incumbent Gene Taylor of Bay St. Louis in the […] [...]

Taylor loses House seat after 21 years

by Published: November 2,2010

Tags: Gene Taylor, Steven Palazzo

JACKSON — Mississippi rarely kicks incumbents out of Congress. On Tuesday, voters defeated two. Republican Steven Palazzo unseated 21-year Democratic incumbent Gene Taylor in the southern 4th Congressional District. Republican Alan Nunnelee defeated Democratic Rep. Travis Childers in the northern 1st District. Childers had held the seat since May 2008. Palazzo, of Biloxi, has been […] [...]

2010 Midterm Predictions

JACKSON- A panel of political analysts join the November Stennis Institute luncheon at Regions Plaza in Jackson to discuss the congressional midterm elections. [...]

Hobnob 2010

JACKSON- The Mississippi Economic Council’s “Hobnob Mississippi” swung from somber to humorous and back again as pundits, politicians and the Magnolia State’s business leaders came together for the annual event. [...]

By the numbers: MS congressional races

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Here’s a glance at Mississippi congressional campaign finance reports for money raised and spent through Sept. 30, according to the Federal Election Commission website Monday. Candidates’ reporting deadline was this past Friday. The most dramatic gap is the in the 2nd district, where Bennie Thompson has more than $2 million in cash […] [...]

Steven Palazzo

Steven Palazzo says his greatest career challenge has been overcoming the fear of failure. However, this certified public accountant, businessman, civic leader and elected official has proven he’s conquered that fear and succeeded in a number of ways. “I have overcome this fear by learning to laugh at myself and not taking things so seriously,” […] [...]

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