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10 Sep
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2020 LEGISLATOR “BUSINESS & JOBS” REPORT CARD

BIPEC has released its Legislator “Business & Jobs” Report Card for the 2020 legislative session. The BIPEC Report Card recognizes “Business & Jobs Champions” for their work supporting economic growth, job development, and business-related issues for the legislative session. View ...

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02 Jul
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MS Back-to-Business Liability Assurance Act going to the Governor

Legislation that will help protect businesses and healthcare providers against frivolous COVID-19-related claims is on its way to Governor Reeves for his signature. BIPEC led a coalition of business groups to pass what is known as the “Mississippi Back-to-Business Liability ...

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28 Jun
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Mississippi Will Adopt a New State Flag

Last week the BIPEC Board of Directors moved quickly and decisively to take a position on the issue of the state flag. On Sunday evening, legislation to remove and adopt a new state flag passed the House and Senate. It is ...

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23 Jun
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Statement Regarding the State Flag of Mississippi

The Business and Industry Political Education Committee’s (BIPEC) mission statement says that Mississippi businesses should “unite, protect, and advance free enterprise.” It is our opinion that the current flag divides us, hurts our economy, and hinders free enterprise. Mississippi is ...

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10 Jun
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Robin Robinson “Best for Business & Jobs”

Robin Robinson “Best for Business & Jobs” Friends of Robin Robinson 1179 Township Road Laurel, MS 39443 https://www.robinjrobinson.com/ robin@robinjrobinson.com The Business and Industry Political Education Committee (BIPEC) has named Robin Robinson as “Best for Business & Jobs” in an upcoming ...

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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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