Author Archives: BIPEC

15 Apr
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Governor Reeves’ Commission For Economic Recovery

Governor Tate Reeves announced that he has asked leaders of Mississippi’s business community to chart a course for economic recovery and re-opening Mississippi’s economy. During this COVID-19 pandemic, Mississippi has seen a nearly 9,000% increase in unemployment claims. Small businesses ...

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23 Mar
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BIPEC COVID-19 Updates March 23

BIPEC wants to be a resource during these difficult times. We have been in communication with the various trade associations and business groups that participate in BIPEC. We will periodically pass along valuable information that we think could be valuable ...

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19 Mar
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COVID-19 Updates

BIPEC is monitoring the current situation and how it affects our members and the Mississippi economy. The Mississippi Legislature has suspended the legislative session until April 1, 2020. I have been in communication with the various trade associations and governmental ...

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06 Feb
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2020 Mississippi Supreme Court Elections

This year, four of the nine Mississippi Supreme Court seats are up for re-election. The election is November 3. Three of those Justices, Justice Randolph, Griffis, and Coleman, have been recommended by the Business and Industry Political Education Committee (BIPEC) as ...

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20 Jan
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Passing of Dick Wilcox, Founding Member of BIPEC

Richard (Dick) Wilcox, 75, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS after a twelve year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. The service for the Burial of the Dead will be Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM ...

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04 Oct
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Jim Hood Spending Proposals

A recent Mississippi Today article raised the question of how Democrat Attorney General Jim Hood would pay for the numerous proposals he has been making in his bid to be Mississippi’s next Governor. It is an excellent question, so we here at ...

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22 Feb
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Registration Open for BIPEC’s 39th Annual Meeting

2019 BIPEC Annual Luncheon Join us March 7, 2019 at 11:30 am at Old Capitol Inn in Jackson for BIPEC’s Annual Meeting and Luncheon with MS Legislators and Statewide Officials. Click here to register your company Click here to register as ...

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30 Aug
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BIPEC Recommends Judge Jeff Weill for Court of Appeals

BIPEC President & CEO, Derek Easley, announced today that the organization recommends Judge Jeff Weill for the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Judge Weill is running in the seat that Justice Joe Lee is vacating in January. “It is extremely important ...

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13 Jun
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BIPEC Releases 2018 LEGISLATOR “BUSINESS & JOBS” REPORT CARD

BIPEC (Business and Industry Political Education Committee) has released its Legislator “Business & Jobs” Report Card for the 2018 legislative session.  The BIPEC Report Card recognizes “Business & Jobs Champions” for their work supporting economic growth, job development, and business-related ...

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05 Jun
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Candidates Qualified for House District 77 Special Election

Gov. Phil Bryant has set July 10, 2018, as the special election date for House District 77. The seat recently became vacant when Gov. Bryant appointed former Rep. Andy Gipson Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. If no candidate receives a ...

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