4 months ago
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Gov. Bryant On U.S. Air Strikes

Governor Phil Bryant took to Facebook writing quote: “This president will not let these atrocities continue. The red line was crossed, and the U.S. has acted. We should all stand with president trump as he strikes a brutal dictator. It is heartening that the president has asked for..“ “For the guidance of god almighty.” – […]
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Religious Accommodations Act Appeal

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments about Mississippi’s controversial religious accommodations act that would allow merchants to cite religious beliefs to deny services to same sex couples. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves halted the law before it could take effect last July, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for LGBT […]
4 months ago
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Mississippi Governor Speaks

Governor Phil Bryant has joined seven other republican governors in a letter endorsing the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The letter sent Thursday to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan was also signed by the governors of Indiana, Alabama, Idaho, Kanas, Maine, Missouri and Utah. In the […]
6 months ago
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Arbor Day Tree Giveaways

This coming Friday is Arbor Day. Governor Phil Bryant has named February 10 to the 17 as Arbor Day tree planting week. Groups all cross the state are set to give away trees this Arbor Day for you to plant in your community. Here’s a look tree giveaways on the coast set for Friday. You […]
6 months ago
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State Lottery State of the State

Governor Phil Bryant is telling state lawmakers it might be time to start a state lottery. The Republican Governor said in his State Address Tuesday that allowing the games of chance would be a way to generate revenue without raising taxes. He says Arkansas received $80 million dollars from its lottery last budget year, some […]
6 months ago
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State of the State Address

Governor Phil Bryant encouraged support for law enforcement, education reform, and restoration during his State of the State Address this evening in Jackson. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside Capitol chambers. Hundreds filled the Capitol chamber in Jackson, eager to hear Mississippi’s accomplishments and challenges during Governor Phil Bryant’s sixth State of the State […]
6 months ago
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State of the State Address

Governor Phil Bryant is delivering his State of the State Address. From budget cuts to education and job creation, the governor has plenty to talk about.
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Governor Signs Executive Order

While many bills sit on the desk for Governor Phil Bryant to sign, today he signed an executive order in hopes of keeping men and women safe in the work place. Executive order 1392 requires all state agencies to complete online sexual harassment awareness and prevention training. Governor Bryant believes this will be a low-cost […]
7 months ago
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Lottery Legislation Filed At Session

One State legislator is looking to hit the jackpot by bringing the lottery to Mississippi. Democratic Representative Alyce Clark of Jackson filed two lottery bills. One of those bills would create the Mississippi Lottery for Education and have it administered by the Mississippi Gaming Commission. The other would call for a statewide special election for […]
7 months ago
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2017 State Fiscal Budget

Three of the state’s top leaders plan to follow the State’s Rainy Day fund law. Governor Phil Bryant, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and speaker of the house Philip Gun all agree only 98 percent of the state’s projected revenue for the upcoming fiscal year should be budgeted during the 2017 session. Setting aside 115 million […]