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Old 09-14-2022, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Deep 13
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"Local Boy Done Goof"

https://mississippitoday.org/2022/09...favre-welfare/

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Text messages entered Monday into the state’s ongoing civil lawsuit over the welfare scandal reveal that former Gov. Phil Bryant pushed to make NFL legend Brett Favre’s volleyball idea a reality.

The texts show that the then-governor even guided Favre on how to write a funding proposal so that it could be accepted by the Mississippi Department of Human Services – even after Bryant ousted the former welfare agency director John Davis for suspected fraud.

“Just left Brett Favre,” Bryant texted nonprofit founder Nancy New in July of 2019, within weeks of Davis’ departure. “Can we help him with his project. We should meet soon to see how I can make sure we keep your projects on course.”

When Favre asked Bryant how the new agency director might affect their plans to fund the volleyball stadium, Bryant assured him, “I will handle that… long story but had to make a change. But I will call Nancy and see what it will take,” according to the filing and a text Favre forwarded to New.
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Old 09-15-2022, 08:51 AM
 
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Was Bryant the brainchild of this scheme? If yes, who will take the fall for him?
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Old 09-18-2022, 09:55 PM
 
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Was Bryant the brainchild of this scheme? If yes, who will take the fall for him?
No one will because the state isn't going to do anything about it and it doesn't look like the feds will either.
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