Haley Barbour, Neshoba County Fair 2011

by Stephen McDill Published: August 30,2011

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Gov. Haley Barbour, with less than six months left in his two terms makes one final in office visit to the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia. PART 1 PART 2 PART 3

Q&A: Haley Barbour, Governor of Mississippi

by Nash Nunnery Published: December 21,2009

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CEO of Mississippi Barbour tackles toughest issues facing the state The youngest of three sons, Yazoo City native Haley Barbour is currently serving his second term as governor of Mississippi.  Prior to being elected in 2003, Barbour served as a lobbyist and was chairman of the Republican National Convention from 1993 to 1997.  He recently […]

Finding common ground with Haley Barbour

by For the MBJ Published: February 5,2007

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Politics is a nasty business. If I were elected to office, I’d probably be impeached within weeks. I have strong opinions and a loose tongue — a deadly combination for any public servant. Most politicians try to be all things to all people and end up being mush. Too much pandering leads to too little […]

Creating jobs one of Haley Barbour's top priorities

by Lynne W. Jeter Published: December 15,2003

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In less than a month before he will be inaugurated Mississippi`s 52nd governor, Republican Haley Barbour is hosting a Job Creation Summit December 15-16. The invitation-only event, which begins the 15th with a reception at Union Station and followed by a full day of events at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, both located in downtown Jackson, […]

Creating jobs one of Haley Barbour’s top priorities

by Lynne W. Jeter Published: December 15,2003

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In less than a month before he will be inaugurated Mississippi’s 52nd governor, Republican Haley Barbour is hosting a Job Creation Summit December 15-16. The invitation-only event, which begins the 15th with a reception at Union Station and followed by a full day of events at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, both located in downtown Jackson, […]

MSMA goes political by endorsing Haley Barbour

by Lynne W. Jeter Published: July 21,2003

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For the first time ever, the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) has endorsed a candidate seeking the state’s highest post. Mississippi doctors gave a thumbs up to Republican gubernatorial candidate Haley Barbour when MSMA’s political action committee (PAC) chairman J. Patrick Barrett, M.D., made the official announcement in a four-city press tour June 26. “We […]

Barbour participates in dedication of training center

PASCAGOULA — Former Gov. Haley Barbour was on hand Tuesday for the formal dedication of an $18.9-million workforce development building that will house training programs for hundreds of workers. The Sun Herald reports the Haley Reeves Barbour Maritime Training Facility will be used by the Ingalls shipyard for its apprentice program. Barbour said the facility […]

Barbour, Lott on hand in London to announce new Butler Snow office

by Associated Press Published: June 25,2013

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JACKSON — The law firm of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada is opening an office in London, England. The announcement was made in London by Parliament members Hugh Bayley of the Labour Party, and Tobias Ellwood of the Conservative Party and former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott, former Gov. Haley Barbour and former U.S. Rep. […]

WISEMAN: Barbour is right on Voting Rights Act

Here we go again. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is on stage once more. This time a case emanating from Shelby County, Ala., serves as the vehicle for challenging the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. This section requires that any change in any aspect of voting procedures of a jurisdiction […]

Bryant doesn’t intend to repeat Barbour’s Twin Creeks error

We are glad to see Gov. Phil Bryant take the stand he has. In a 2011 MBJ editorial, we stated that solar energy may be the wave of the future, but Mississippi should be careful where it comes to being an investor in new companies promising the moon — er, sun. At the time, Evergreen […]

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