Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant highlights agenda with focus on passing budgets for upcoming special session

Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday laid to rest weeks of speculation about what will — or won't — be included in the special legislative session he has ordered for June 5.

A state lottery, he said, won't be. Neither will any other stream of infrastructure money, unless House and Senate leaders announce some solid agreement in the next few days — unlikely.

Measures to calm down credit bureaus, Bryant said, might be on tap.

"I'm not going to move forward with something the (House) speaker is not necessarily for, and that could face some conflict in the Senate," Bryant said of the lottery in an interview with The Clarion-Ledger on Tuesday.



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