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01Welcome

Starting with the June 3, 2014 Primary Election, all Mississippians voting at the polls will be required to show a photo id.Learn more about the Mississippi Voter ID

Governor Bryant

Governor Bryant

Challenges

mississippi businesses

02GOVERNMENT

Wildlife

FEATURED AGENCY

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES, & PARKS

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks mission is to conserve and enhance Mississippi's natural resources, provide outdoor recreational opportunities, and to maintain the ecological integrity and aesthetic quality of these resources for present and future generations.

Governor Phil Bryant
Governor Bryant

03BUSINESS

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for speed of permitting and competitive utility rates

(Area Development Magazine 2012)

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for competitive labor costs

(Area Development Magazine 2012)

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for cost of doing business

(Area Development Magazine 2012)

locate your business in mississippi
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for cost of living

(CNBC)

One of 24 Right to Work States

(National Conference of State Legislatures)

14
in U.S. to enact the Right to Work statute
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for constitutional amendment adoption
15
community colleges
8
public universities, 4 of which are research universities

04WORKING

MS Works

Keeping a Promise to Hardworking Mississippians

Mississippi Works is a new initiative of Governor Phil Bryant that focuses on three areas of economic development in Mississippi.

Upcoming Job Fairs

05VISITORS

MISSISSIPPI HOMECOMING

It’s a non-stop, state-wide celebration of the people, the places, the music, arts, food and culture that make Mississippi unlike any other place on Earth.

Upcoming EVENTS

  • Hootenanny Hoedown at Old Towne Bring your lawn chair and join Roy and the Gang in Olive Branch Old Towne each Thursday night, April 4 through June 27.
    Pigeon Roost Rd, Olive Branch, MS
    4/3/2014 - 6/26/2014
  • Natchez Festival of Music The Natchez Festival of Music provides high quality Opera, Broadway, and Jazz performances to Natchez.
    Natchez, MS.
    5/3/2014 - 5/24/2014
  • 4th Annual Gulfport Music Festival Huge two-day outdoor music festival with headline
    Jones Park, Highway 90, Gulfport, MS
    5/9/2014 - 5/10/2014
  • Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest A great weekend filled with music...different performers at several venues playing and singing the blues/on the streets, in the clubs, etc.
    Downtown Clarksdale, MS
    5/10/2014
  • Bentonia Blues Festival This authentic country blues festival is once again bringing folks from all over the world to Bentonia, so don’t you miss it!
    Blue Front Cafe 107 East Railroad Ave, Bentonia, MS
    06/19/2014-06/21/2014
  • International Ballet Competition The dance world comes to Jackson as the official international ballet competition for the U.S. celebrates 35 years!
    Thalia Mara Hall, 255 E. Pascagoula Street, Jackson MS
    06/14/2014-06/29/2014

06NEWS/ALERTS

MS.GOV IN THE NEWS

Mississipppi E-Gov Services Save $1 Million Annually

According to the state's CIO Craig Orgeron, since the state’s E-Government program started in 2011, the state has saved roughly $1 million each year in infrastructure, payment processing and website maintenance, such as the state’s ms.gov portal.

In addition, citizens are increasingly accessing ms.gov from mobile devices, and in 2013, the state launched six mobile apps to take advantage of that.

Public Meeting Notices

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