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Governor Bryant Begins Second Term with “Imagine Mississippi”
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JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Phil Bryant will take the oath of office during the traditional inauguration ceremony on the grounds of the Mississippi State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan.12.

The inauguration festivities, themed “Imagine Mississippi,” include the swearing in at 11 a.m., a parade on Capitol Street at 1:30 p.m., and the Inaugural Ball at the Jackson Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information visit

MPB News will provide complete live coverage of the ceremony, including discussion and analysis of the governor’s first term and a look ahead to the next four years.

Regular MPB programming will be interrupted, as “The Inauguration of Governor Phil Bryant” will air live from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12 on MPB TV. The inauguration coverage will also stream live at


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