Archive | September 14th, 2011

Bryant: “We Are Job Creators”

September 14, 2011

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Having a jobs plan has gotten pretty trendy this election year. Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant reveals his 10-point plan at a Byram manufacturing plant after receiving gubernatorial endorsements from the Mississippi Manufacturers Association and other trade groups.

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Head of public employee retiree group claims Barbour ‘coming after us’

September 14, 2011

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By Ted Carter The head of the Mississippi Retired Public Employees Association says several legislators have warned him that Gov. Haley Barbour will work after he leaves office to alter the benefits structure of the state’s $20 billion public employers retirement system. Specifically, Barbour will lobby for curbs on retiree cost-of-living increases and will push […]

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Longtime Ms. Banking Commissioner John Allison stepping down

September 14, 2011

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Health concerns faced by John Allison and his wife have led Allison to announce he will leave his post as Mississippi Banking commissioner Sept. 30. His departure marks the end of a four-decade career with the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance. He took over the department as interim commissioner in 1996 and served […]

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