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September 18, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

"The Supreme Court has spoken; so be it."


September 16, 2008

GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR AND CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION ANNNOUNCE NEW AIR NATIONAL GUARD MISSION

The Air Force and Mississippi Air National Guard have agreed to establish a temporary mission qualification training detachment for the RC-12 aircraft at Key Field in Meridian, Miss. It was announced today by Governor Haley Barbour, Senator Thad Cochran, Senator Roger Wicker, and Congressman Chip Pickering


September 12, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR ON PREPARATION OF 2008 ELECTION BALLOT

Today’s ruling by the Hinds County Circuit Court is being appealed today. The official ballot recommended by the Secretary of State, which I approved, is proper and supported by state law


September 10, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR AWARDED 2008 ADAM SMITH MEDAL FOR RESPONSIBLE, EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

A national policy organization is honoring Governor Haley Barbour for his responsible, effective leadership as Mississippi’s 63rd governor


September 10, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR ORDER FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF STAFF IN HONOR OF PATRIOT DAY

Day commemorates victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks

 

September 10, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR REQUESTS FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR HURRICANE GUSTAV

Barbour pushes for individual assistance for homeowners living in temporary housing units and for residents of Southwest, coastal counties


September 9, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR REGARDING PREPARATION OF 2008 BALLOT

Since 2002, two different Governors and two different Secretaries of State from both political parties have approved ballots placing special elections at the end of the ballot


September 9, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR: $90 MILLION AWARDED FOR 24 LONG TERM WORKFORCE HOUSING PROJECTS IN HANCOCK, HARRISON, JACKSON COUNTIES

Under its Long Term Workforce Housing program (LTWH),the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) is awarding a second round of projects totaling more than $89.5 million, Governor Haley Barbour announced today


September 8, 2008

STATE OF EMERGENCY ISSUED AS PRECAUTIONARY STEP TO PREPARE FOR IMPACT OF HURRICANE IKE

Today Governor Haley Barbour issued a State of Emergency for the entire State of Mississippi due to the potential threat posed by Hurricane Ike


September 8, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

“On Friday the Division of Medicaid (DOM) received verification of a major financial issue it has been discussing with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) since June of this year. CMS’ decision is an extremely good result for Mississippi as it improves Medicaid’s financial condition enormously

 

August 30, 2008

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR REGARDING CONTRAFLOW OPERATIONS IN MISSISSIPPI AND LOUISIANA

The State of Mississippi is assisting Louisiana with contraflow operations for Interstate 59 and Interstate 55. This means all lanes will be dedicated to northbound traffic beginning Sunday at 4:00 a.m.

 

August 29, 2008

GOVERNOR REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION, MOBILIZES NATIONAL GUARD THROUGH EXECUTIVE ORDER

Barbour also expands designated emergency impact area to combat potential price gouging

 

To view the State of Emergency, click here.

 

August 29, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR RELEASES KATRINA THREE-YEAR REPORT

On the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Governor Haley Barbour today released a comprehensive report highlighting continued hurricane recovery efforts during the past year

 

August 29, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

“Governor Palin is strongly pro-energy. She is very well-versed in energy policy, which is one of the biggest economic issues facing the country. She will be a real asset to Senator McCain

 

August 28, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR NAMES FORMER BILOXI MAYOR GERALD BLESSEY AS MISSISSIPPI COAST HOUSING DIRECTOR

Governor Haley Barbour today announced his appointment of former Biloxi Mayor Gerald Blessey as Mississippi Coast Housing Director

 

August 28, 2008

STATE OF EMERGENCY ISSUED FOR HURRICANE GUSTAV

Governor urges residents to prepare now for potential impact of storm


To view the State of Emergency document, click here.

 

August 21, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR ON CHEVRON’S EXPANSION ANNOUNCEMENT

“Chevron’s announcement of its intention to again expand its Pascagoula refinery is another strong statement of confidence in Mississippi. I couldn’t be more pleased that this outstanding company will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in a new base oil manufacturing facility


August 21, 2008

BARBOUR COMMENDS DHS FOR IMPROVING FAMILY, CHILD WELFARE SERVICES

Agency successfully completes federal program improvement plan

 

August 21, 2008

MISSISSIPPI’S AIR QUALITY MEETS STRICTER EPA STANDARDS, GOVERNOR BARBOUR ANNOUNCES

All counties designated as being ‘in attainment’ with new rules

 

August 15, 2008

DRAFT REPORT OF TAX STUDY COMMISSION AVAILABLE AT WWW.GOVERNORBARBOUR.COM

A draft report of Governor Haley Barbour’s special tax study commission has been posted online, allowing more public access and input before initial votes are taken next week

 

To view a copy of the draft report of the Tax Study Commission, click here.

 

August 11, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR SETS HOUSE SPECIAL ELECTION FOR SEPTEMBER 23

Governor Haley Barbour has called a special election for September 23, 2008, to fill a vacancy in the state House of Representatives


August 4, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

“Morgan Freeman is one of America’s most accomplished actors and one of Mississippi’s most admired citizens. Marsha and I are saddened to hear of his injuries

 

August 1, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR ANNOUNCES SOLUTION FOR MEDICAID FUNDING

No new legislative action required

 

July 31, 2008

PREPARED REMARKS OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR AT NESHOBA COUNTY FAIR

 

July 31, 2008

FIRST LADY MARSHA BARBOUR DOING WELL AFTER SURGERY