Mississippi is the 37th Best State for Business 2014
Despite losing 1 million chickens to tornadoes over the past year, poultry sales are expected to increase this year due to “factors that are hurting beef and pork,” according to the Mississippi Business Journal. In addition, the Federal Aviation Administration has approve a $4.8 million grant to the state for airport safety improvements. Also, the Mississippi Legislature passed $17 million in tornado relief funding, which should help the state’s business economy.
May 8 2014 by JP Donlon
State-Local Tax Burden
|Development Trend Indicator: Positive|
|Job growth rises and it exempts manufacturers from paying energy sales tax.|
|“Mississippi continues to struggle with the rebuilding of the coastal areas from the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.”|
Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net