#32 Mississippi


5.67 out of 10 in Taxation and Regulation

4.63 out of 10 in Workforce Quality

5.48 out of 10 in Living Environment

Right to Work?


State Profile

Mississippi lawmakers are considering a plan to increase funding for infrastructure by about $150M starting in July, allocating $50M in bonds for bridges; $25M for county projects and $25M for municipal projects. The legislation would divert between $50M and $70M online sales tax revenue collected by the state from sellers like Amazon and other retailers, to be earmarked specifically for road and infrastructure improvements and repairs.

Key Industries

Advanced manufacturing, Aerospace, Agribusiness, Automotive, Energy, Film, Healthcare, Shipbuilding, Tourism

Key Companies

BancorpSouth
Cal-Maine Foods
Hancock Holding Co.
Sanderson Farms
Trustmark
Venture Technologies

Key Contacts

Development Authority

Glenn L. McCullough, Jr., Executive Director
601-359-3449
501 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39201
gmccullough@mississippi.org
https://www.mississippi.org/

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