Rising Together
State of Mississippi“I call on every Mississippian, no matter what our race or region or party, to rise above our petty differences and build together the Mississippi our citizens deserve. Let us go forward from this time and place, unafraid to make the bold changes that will help us rise together.” – Gov. Phil Bryant



  • Gov. Bryant Signs Measure to Ban Abortions At 20 Weeks

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant today signed a measure that bans abortions in Mississippi at and after 20 weeks gestation. House Bill 1400 takes effect July 1, 2014. “Today is an important day for protecting the unborn and the health and safety of women in Mississippi,” Gov. Phil Bryant said. “Medical research shows that an unborn child […]
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  • Governor Phil Bryant Signs Teacher Pay Raise into Law

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant today signed a pay raise for all Mississippi public school teachers into law. The raise is separate from local supplements that some districts offer and separate from stipends teachers can earn for certifications like National Board Certification. This is the first pay raise for all for all Mississippi teachers passed since 2007. […]
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  • Governor Bryant Appoints Nowell as County Court Judge of Bolivar County

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed W. Hunter Nowell as county court judge of Bolivar County. A vacancy will occur when Judge Gwendolyn J. Thomas resigns effective April 30, 2014. “I thank Judge Thomas for her service and appreciate her dedication to the people of Bolivar County,” Gov. Bryant said. Nowell practices law with Povall & […]
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