Swoope and Wade on Economic Development “Coopertition”
(December 14, 2010)
They discussed how Alabama and Mississippi have cooperated and competed over the past few years on projects that involved both states. One of the more captivating parts of their presentation was an inside look at trips they took together to European automakers. They also showed a video featuring Governor Haley Barbour and Governor Bob Riley that was used in a recruiting effort for a site on the Mississippi-Alabama line.
It was a fascinating inside at international recruiting by the two states. I’ll have more in my next Mississippi Business Journal column.