Phil Bryant

Texts: Favre also sought welfare money for football facility

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another…

Governor Bryant cuts ribbon on water outfalls

Waves are hitting Harrison County now thanks to the first beach storm water outfalls on the Mississippi Gulf. Local officials and Governor Phil Bryant met on the beaches of Harrison County to cut the ribbon on this highly anticipated project.…

Governor Bryant warns burglars at his home

Governor Phil Bryant is sending a warning to all burglars looking to break-in to his property. That warning: his wife is armed and waiting. Governor Bryant tweeted last night: “Had a burglary at our little farm in Copiah County. Asked…

State of the State Address

Phil Bryant is delivering his State of the State address for his second term as Mississippi’s governor. Governor Bryant is expected to address the state’s weakening infrastructure, education, and state tax structure. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us live from…

Governor Bryant, EMA officials address Nate

As Nate moves closer to the Coast, state officials are telling residents it’s best to prepare for the worst. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant joined Harrison County emergency officials to address the storm during a press conference in Gulfport this morning.…

Mississippi officials condemn extremist ideals

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is condemning the “extremist ideals of neo-Nazism or white supremacy” after the weekend of violence in Virginia. Bryant says that public safety officials are ready to protect Mississippi from that type of “cowardly terrorism. “ Mississippi…

Governor Seeking Federal Disaster Help

Governor Phil Bryant is trying to get to Mississippi counties federal disaster assistance. Yesterday Governor Bryant officially requested President Donald Trump declares the April 30th tornadoes in homes and Montgomery counties Disasters. Bryant also asks Trump to approve assistance to…

Gov. Bryant Urges For Talks With Cuba

On a visit to Havana, Governor Phil Bryant, said President Donald Trump should start talks with Cuba. Bryant went to the island to scout trade opportunities for the Magnolia state. Governor Bryant met with Cuba's trade minister and said he…

FEMA Heads To Mississippi

Governor Phil Bryant says FEMA is promising quick consideration of a federal disaster declaration, following Saturday's tornado in South Mississippi. The Republican governor states that John Kelly promised him that FEMA would send surveyors by Wednesday. Mississippi wants FEMA to…

The Best Way To Help Is To Be Patient

With the catastrophic damage creating a state of emergency in Hattiesburg, Governor Phil Bryant has a special message for the Mississippi Gulf Coast. While the widespread damage is being assessed and emergency response agencies are organizing their relief efforts, state…

State Of The State Address

While President Donald Trump will be front and center on Friday for his inauguration, Governor Phil Bryant will be taking the stage later today for his state of the state address. With the 2017 legislative session well under way, Governor…

State of the State Address

Governor Phil Bryant revealed future plans for Mississippi during his State of the State address in Jackson. News 25’s Kendra Turley gives us a closer look at the governor’s 2016 legislative agenda. A better tax system, improved roadways throughout the…

Governor Bryant to Deliver Address

Governor Phil Bryant will give his state of the state address during the third week of the legislative session. Spokesman clay chandler confirms the speech is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. January 17th at the capitol. It will be carried live…

Gov. Bryant on MAEP Formula

Governor Phil Bryant says it's time to update Mississippi’s School Funding Formula saying the current "Mississippi Adequate Education Program" is outdated. Bryant made the remarks at an event Thursday saying the current formula is a "1992 model"....arguing the state wouldn't…

Trump's "Thank You Tour"

The thank you tour for Donald Trump is heading to the coast. The trump/pence campaign bus will be at the dock with Thursday January 12th from 12 until 1:30 p.m. in Gulfport. The tour's trek in Mississippi kicks off on…

Gov. Bryant Named Chair-Elect Education Commission

Governor Phil Bryant has been named chair-elect of the education commission of the states. The national organization gathers, analyzes and disseminates information about current and emerging issues, trends and innovations in state education policies. Governor Bryant issued a statement saying…

Compete To Complete Degree Completion Program

Starting today, Governor Phil Bryant has announced the state of Mississippi is trying to do its part to reach out to former college students and help them complete their degrees. "Compete to Complete" is an initiative meant to encourage Mississippi…

Governor on Joining Trump Team and Protests

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant says he will be working as closely as possible with President-Elect Donald Trump, but will not join his administration in Washington. While Governor Bryant was still in Biloxi announcing the $114 million in Restore Act projects,…

Plans for $114 Million in BP Money

With more than $114 million in BP settlement, 15 restoration projects are on the horizon for Mississippi. Governor Phil Bryant announced the projects at the Coast Coliseum in Biloxi today. Our state took a heavy hit from the BP oil…

Governor On Coast Today

Governor Phil Bryant will be on the coast this morning to announce the round of restoration projects for 2016. The announcement will take place at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi at 10:15 this morning. The announcement is a prelude…

Gov. Bryant Meets With Trump Transition Team

Governor Phil Bryant meets with a leader of president-elect Donald Trump's transition team. According to a post on the governor's Facebook page, the meeting happened yesterday in Washington D.C. Bryant has said he is not actively seeking an appointment in…

Governor Bryant on Trump Win

After months of an unpredictable and unique election season, Donald Trump was declared the 45th president of the United States. Among those celebrating a Trump win was Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. The governor and state Republican leaders held an election…