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Texts: Former Gov, Brett Favre Worked To Secure Welfare Funding For Stadium

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  • “Just left Brett Favre,” the gov texted founder Nancy New in July 2019. “Can we help him with his project. We should meet soon to see how I can make sure we keep your projects on course.”
  • Efforts were made to channel at least $5 million of the state’s welfare toward a stadium at University of Southern Mississippi
  • Favre’s daughter played volleyball at the school

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