Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant used his final State of the State speech Tuesday to look back on his two terms and to offer proposals for his final year in office.
Critics are painting a negative picture of Mississippi but the state is enjoying low unemployment and is improving its public education system, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Tuesday night in a State of the State speech that offered a few new proposals.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant failed to acknowledge many of Mississippi’s problems in the State of the State address, a lawmaker said in the Democrats’ televised response.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant called for “blue-collar” tax cuts, public school choice and more spending on the state’s troubled foster care system and crumbling highways during his annual State of the State address on Tuesday.
Mississippi has not reached its full potential, but the state is in its best financial condition in recent history, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during his State of the State address.
Job creation, schools, tax cuts and tourism are among the issues Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will discuss Wednesday during his annual State of the State address.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant presented a generally optimistic outlook about Mississippi during his State of the State address, focusing on job creation and saying he believes the state can improve its academic performance with charter schools and merit pay for teachers.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman called for bipartisan ideas and creativity to help solve Mississippi’s toughest challenges during the state Democratic response to Gov. Phil Bryant’s State of the State address.
If ever there is a time that a Governor can speak beyond his base to all residents, it is the state of the state Address.
In Mississippi it is generally the only time this happens.
Gov. Phil Bryant, in his 2013 State of the State address made during a special joint-session of the state’s legislators, chose job creation, education and health care as his major talking points. On the subject of job creation and industry, Bryant used the speech as an opportunity to stump for his delayed-accelerated tax payment proposal.