Governor appoints new circuit judge for Hinds County

April 16, 2018 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed a new circuit judge for Mississippi’s largest county. Joseph Anthony Sclafani of Clinton becomes a judge April 23. He will succeed […]

Mississippi governor orders closure of 83 deficient bridges

April 10, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant is ordering the Mississippi Department of Transportation to close 83 locally maintained bridges that are in bad […]

US judge extends temporary block on 15-week abortion ban

March 29, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge in Mississippi has extended his temporary block on the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. […]

Breaking News: Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban

March 20, 2018 in Health, News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS   JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks’ gestation — the most […]

Mississippi imposing nation’s toughest 15-week abortion ban

March 19, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is poised to sign the nation’s strictest abortion restrictions into law, and the state’s only abortion […]

Bryant names 4 more members to College Board

March 12, 2018 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant is nominating four people to the board that oversees Mississippi’s eight public universities, making him the first governor to appoint all 12 trustees. […]

Mississippi governor sets special session to start June 5

April 26, 2017 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Republican Gov. Phil Bryant is calling Mississippi legislators into special session starting June 5. He is asking them to set […]

Phil Bryant orders $43 million in budget cuts, including school funding

February 24, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is making the third round of spending cuts since the budget year started in July, and the fifth round in the past 14 […]