Attorneys for former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Friday stated that former Nationwide Soccer League quarterback Brett Favre by no means instructed the then-governor that no less than $5 million in funding for a brand new roughly $7 million volleyball stadium on the College of Southern Mississippi had come from federal funds supposed to assist poor households.
The assertion was made in a submitting in a lawsuit introduced by the state Division of Human Providers that seeks to get better federal funds it contends had been misused. The swimsuit names Mr. Favre and others, however doesn’t title Mr. Bryant. His movement filed Friday is in response to a subpoena that Mr. Bryant is in search of to quash.