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NEWS- JUNE 2008

 

June 27, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

“Today the House of Representatives not only failed to do its job, sixty-eight members of the House, including the House leadership, violated their oath of office.

 

June 26, 2008

GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR FILLS CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

Governor Haley Barbour today announced that Lawrence P. Bourgeois, Jr., of Pass Christian, has been appointed to the Mississippi Circuit Court


June 26, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

“Today’s Supreme Court ruling is a victory for law-abiding Mississippians who own and keep handguns in their homes and elsewhere

 

June 25, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

“Without question HUD's final approval of the Long Term Workforce Housing Action plan is a major milestone is Mississippi's Katrina recovery effort.

 

June 23, 2008

NEW ACADEMIC CENTER TO FOCUS ON MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

A new partnership at the University of Mississippi aims to keep jobs at home by educating the nation’s future manufacturing professionals

 

June 18, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

On GAO's Decision Regarding Air Force Tanker

 

June 18, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

On President Bush’s Call for More Energy Production

 

June 17, 2008

SIX REASONS

Why Medicaid funding should not be linked to tobacco taxes

 

June 11, 2008

THE TRUTH ABOUT MEDICAID

-What you need to know about Medicaid

-The law is clear

-Actual Medicaid expenditures

 

June 10, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR APPOINTS THOMPSON TO HEAD DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Governor Haley Barbour today named Don Thompson of Brandon as Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (DHS), replacing Donald R. Taylor who announced his retirement

 

June 9, 2008

GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR’S JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE SEARCHING TO FILL VACANCY
Governor Haley Barbour’s Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee is conducting a search to fill the vacancy on the Leflore County Court

 

June 6, 2008

GOVERNOR BARBOUR ORDERS STATE FLAG FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF WWII HERO JACK LUCAS

Governor Haley Barbour today ordered the State flag lowered to half-staff on Monday in honor of the life of World War II hero Jack Lucas

 

June 2, 2008

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR ON THE DEATH OF BO DIDDLEY

Bo Diddley was born a Mississippian and grew up in a world where natural talent earned him fame and respect