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Brett Favre is the face of a scandal, but Mississippi's problems go deeper

Brett Favre is the face of a scandal, but Mississippi’s problems go deeper

In 2017, a Mississippi nonprofit called Operation Shoestring received a federal grant worth over $200,000. But when the organization sought to renew funding a year later, the money was no longer available. “He had been reassigned in a way that we read about now,” said Robert Langford, executive director of Operation Shoestring, which has provided …

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Brett Favre continued to push for volleyball facility funding even after learning it may have been illegal, new filing claims |  CNN

Brett Favre continued to push for volleyball facility funding even after learning it may have been illegal, new filing claims | CNN

CNN — A series of text conversations between Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre and former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant appear to show that Favre repeatedly lobbied the then-Governor to fund the construction of a volleyball facility- ball at the University of Southern Mississippi even after Favre was told the misuse of public funds …

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Texts allegedly show Brett Favre being told by the Mississippi governor that pushing for a volleyball arena might be illegal

Texts allegedly show Brett Favre being told by the Mississippi governor that pushing for a volleyball arena might be illegal

Even more text messages regarding Brett Favre’s push for a Southern Miss volleyball arena have come to light. Again, they don’t look good on the former Green Bay Packers quarterback. A recent court filing revealed texts showing Favre continuing to pressure Mississippi state officials for funding, even after being tipped off by the then-government. Phil …

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Court filing: Brett Favre requested facility funds despite being warned of illegality

Court filing: Brett Favre requested facility funds despite being warned of illegality

Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM A court filing revealed that Brett Favre asked Mississippi officials to help pay for new athletic facilities at the University of Southern Mississippi, despite being told the misuse of welfare funds being out of state could be illegal. According to ESPN’s Anthony Olivieri, the revelation came out in text messages …

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Brett Favre in February 2022.

Brett Favre’s Texts in Mississippi Welfare Scandal, Final Trial

Mississippi State is suing former NFL quarterback and Hall of Famer Brett Favre and others, alleging they misspent millions of dollars that were earmarked for welfare. Newly revealed text messages from 2017 indicate that former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, who left office in 2020, knew about the arrangement and that the money was intended to …

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Brett Favre's texts included in lawsuit over misspent Mississippi social funds

Brett Favre’s texts included in lawsuit over misspent Mississippi social funds

“I just left Brett Farve (sic). Can we help him with his project,” Bryant wrote to Nancy New, the founder of the nonprofit Mississippi Community Education Center, in a July 2019 post. should meet soon to see how I can make sure we keep your plans on track.” In a separate conversation nearly two years …

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Former Mississippi governor helped Brett Favre get welfare, texts say

Former Mississippi governor helped Brett Favre get welfare, texts say

Former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant helped Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre secure welfare funds to help build a volleyball center at the University of Southern Mississippi, according to a Mississippi Today investigative report. The outlet reviewed text messages from 2017 and 2019 that were filed Monday as part of Mississippi’s lawsuit for misspent social …

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Brett Favre was accused of getting welfare to build a college volleyball facility

Brett Favre was helped by Phil Bryant to secure funding for USM volleyball stadium, texts reveal

The Brett Favre-Mississippi welfare scandal reached new heights on Monday with the release of text messages linking Favre again to the misuse of state welfare funds for a University of Washington volleyball stadium. southern Mississippi. Favre is accused of trying to funnel $5 million into the new complex built at his Southern Miss alma mater, …

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Brett Favre was accused of getting welfare to build a college volleyball facility

Brett Favre was helped by Phil Bryant to secure funding for USM volleyball stadium, texts reveal

The Brett Favre-Mississippi welfare scandal reached new heights on Monday with the release of text messages linking Favre again to the misuse of state welfare funds for a University of Washington volleyball stadium. southern Mississippi. Favre is accused of trying to funnel $5 million into the new complex built at his Southern Miss alma mater, …

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