2012 has ushered in a lot of changes for Mississippi, a new Governor, Lt. Governor, Speaker of the House and other newly elected offices.
Governor Bryant's State of the State address was filled challenges and optimism.
Last week, the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership held their annual meeting with Mac Holladay, former Mississippi head of Economic Development, as the keynote speaker.
Holladay's Consulting Company has completed a study for a 10-year plan for economic growth for the Jackson Metro-area.
2012 holds great promise for state government and private economic development, the key to both is collaboration.
If elected officials will work for the benefit the people of Mississippi and local cities and counties will cooperate with each other to recruit businesses that will create jobs, then 2012 could be the start of something great.
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