Gov. Phil Bryant

Mississippi under statewide burn ban

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in place until further notice.

Campaign Finance Mississippi

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has cleaned out his campaign fund, putting most of the money into a political action committee. The republican can't seek a third term in 2019 and says he has no ambition to seek other statewide offices.…

Special Session On Education Funding

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant says he will call a special legislative session on education funding only after lawmakers reach broad agreement on the main points of a proposal. Top Republicans in the House and Senate say they want to rewrite…

State School Board To Discuss Title IX

The Mississippi Department of Education has called a special teleconference with all board members to discuss the recent Title IX federal guidance that calls on all public schools in the country to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker…