Gov. Phil Bryant calling special legislative session for infrastructure funding Jackson, MS Clarion Ledger| August 16, 2018| Geoff Pender

Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday said he plans to call the Legislature into special session next week to deal with road and bridge funding.

Bryant said the long-anticipated session is scheduled for Aug. 23-24. He initially said he would issue the formal announcement and provide details on Thursday afternoon, but a spokesman later said it will be issued Friday morning.

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