Mississippians to Receive Unlimited Free Credit Reports; Agencies to pay $7.1 million to state Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies will overhaul their business practices and offer Mississippians unlimited access to free credit reports over the next three years in order... Read More.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) today announced the introduction of legislation to amend a 95-year-old law to address technological advances now being used in livestock sales. The Senator’s bill, S.3350, would amend the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 to ensure that the... Read More.
Nelson Wholesale announced this week that it will locate a new pet food and pet product distribution facility in Columbia. the company will invest $2 million and will create 20 jobs. Headquartered in Brownwood, Texas, Nelson Wholesale is relocating it’s distribution operations from Hammond, LA to Columbia where they... Read More.
The 2016 Tax Free Weekend for Mississippi begins at midnight on Friday and goes until 11:59 am on Saturday. Items on the tax free list include baby clothes, school uniforms, gym clothes, night clothes, veils, and work clothes and uniforms. According to the Mississippi Department of Revenue, there are... Read More.
The magnolia state is poised to have it’s second consecutive year of growth. Last year the gross domestic product for the state of Mississippi was up 0.7 percent. At the half way point this year the state economy is projected to grow at a rate of 1.6 percent. This... Read More.