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January 29, 2009
GOVERNOR BARBOUR APPOINTS WILLIAMS AS INTERIM TAX COLLECTOR IN WASHINGTON COUNTY
Governor Haley Barbour has approved the temporary appointment of Monica Williams as interim tax collector in Washington County.

January 29, 2009
GOVERNOR BARBOUR ANNOUNCES $60 MILLION IN NEW HANCOCK COUNTY ‘GROUND ZERO’ PROJECTS
Governor Haley Barbour said today an additional $60 million has been awarded for Hurricane Katrina recovery projects in Hancock County.

January 26, 2009
GOVERNOR BARBOUR ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION FOR STATE CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM
“The United States Senate will vote this week on a child health insurance bill that continues shortchanging Mississippi and our children. I urge our senators to vote against it unless its discrimination against the needy children of our state is corrected."

January 20, 2009
STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR
“I want to thank President Bush for his service to our nation these past eight years. Our nation is more secure because of his unwavering leadership. Equally important for Mississippi, President Bush worked hard to help our state recover from the worst natural disaster in American history. Now, as President Obama has assumed our nation’s highest office I wish him great success for our country. His inauguration was uplifting and inspirational. I look forward to having a positive, productive relationship with him and his team.”

January 14, 2009
GOVERNOR BARBOUR ORDERS FURTHER BUDGET REVISIONS
Governor Haley Barbour today ordered further spending cuts, trimming the Fiscal Year 2009 budget by $200 million due to declining state tax collections.

January 13, 2009
PREPARED REMARKS OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR: 2009 STATE OF THE STATE
Governor Bryant; Speaker McCoy; ladies and gentlemen of the Legislature; and fellow Mississippians:

January 5, 2009
GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR: TOYOTA HONORS COMMITMENTS
Governor Haley Barbour announced today Toyota will honor financial commitments made to the state and local entities even though the company has delayed start of production at its Prius plant, which is under construction in Blue Springs.