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Governor Phil Bryant to Speak at 2021 Reagan Institute Summit on Education

RISE 2021 to address positive trajectory of post-pandemic education in America

July 12, 2021

The Ronald Reagan Institute will virtually hold the fourth annual Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE) on July 22, 2021. Mississippi’s former Governor Phil Bryant will speak at this year’s conference — Disrupted: From Crisis to Innovation — that reflects America’s recovery from the convergence of a national and global crisis that has challenged every student, teacher, and parent in America. Read more

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Welcomes Former Director of the U.S. Women’s Bureau Dr. Laurie Todd-Smith

June 14, 2021

Bryant Songy Snell Global Partners announced that Dr. Laurie Todd-Smith has joined the consultancy firm as a partner.
Dr. Todd-Smith has a wide range of experience in public policy at the state and federal levels and specializes in advising clients on education and workforce development, as well as issues that affect working women. Read more

Former governor and others support restoration of passenger rail service to the Gulf Coast.

April 26, 2021

Former Gov. Phil Bryant, the Port of Gulfport, and the Port of Pascagoula joined the Southern Rail Commission in supporting Amtrak to begin running two daily trains between New Orleans and Mobile starting in 2022. Read more

COVID-19 is putting preschool access for many nonwhite children at risk

January 4, 2021

As the nation struggles through both COVID-19 and critical conversations about justice and social equity, state leaders need to look inward and think about what problems they have the power to solve. Read more

COVID-19 treatment in Mississippi: Hospital tries new device with positive results

December 30, 2020

A new device aimed at helping in the recovery of people with COVID-19 shows promising results, says one Mississippi doctor who has been using the device. Read more

Current Events

Fed’s Powell reiterates cyber threat as bigger danger to US economy than 2008-style financial crisis

April 20, 2021

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated on Wednesday that cyber threats pose a bigger threat to the U.S. economy than the risk of another systemic breakdown in the financial system seen during the 2008 recession. Read more

Perspectives – Jeb Bush: America is failing its workforce

April 20, 2021

America doesn’t have a jobs problem. It has a pathways-to-jobs problem. Read more

America’s infrastructure gap to hit $5.6 trillion by 2039: report

January 13, 2021

The gap between America’s projected infrastructure investment needs and its likely spending on those needs is projected to top $2.6 trillion by 2029 and more than $5.6 trillion by 2039, according to a new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Read more

Six manufacturing tech trends to look for in 2021 

January 13, 2021

In the early days of the pandemic, manufacturers were hit hard with forced shutdowns, production slowdowns and serious questions about whether companies could navigate the disruptions. Read more

Manufacturing adds 38,000 jobs despite overall employment loss

January 13, 2021

The United States Census Bureau released its official employment situation report for December on January 8. Read more

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