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Special session set for Friday


Gov. Phil Bryant

Gov. Phil Bryant



Nathan Gregory



Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will formally issue a special session call this afternoon to state legislators to consider an economic development package. 


The meeting, scheduled to take place 10 a.m. Friday, has been linked by lawmakers to a project involving an automotive supplier opening a plant in West Point. 


In a press release, Bryant said he's calling legislators to convene to discuss a development, "that will bring needed jobs to our state.  


"This is an exciting project and a great testament to the quality of our workforce," Bryant said.


Nathan Gregory covers city and county government for The Dispatch.



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