It is never the sharing of personal experiences that saves people, but the truth of redemption.
By MississippI PEP Staff | November 23rd, 2017 at 7:02 am
Perhaps groups that are advocating for more transportation spending, such as the Mississippi Economic Council, could run a successful campaign to get voters to agree to a package of tax and fee increases.
But the MEC and other like-minded groups, no doubt, would have to think long and hard before endorsing such a referendum
By MississippI PEP Staff | November 18th, 2017 at 11:07 pm
Roughly 200 small state agencies, boards and commissions collectively collect and spend millions of dollars. Gov. Phil Bryant, bless his heart, has again called for a check on state government bureaucracy spending as he has to little avail since 2012. In his budget recommendation for the coming year, he’s calling for a “shared services model” […]
By MississippI PEP Staff | November 8th, 2017 at 2:16 am
Rep. Hank Zuber says he will again introduce legislation in the Mississippi Legislature in 2018 to reduce the legislative sessions to every two-years. Reducing The Size Of The Legislature Has Been Attempted Many Times Before, Including 2017.
By MississippI PEP Staff | October 26th, 2017 at 7:57 am
There are far too many buildings and land in our state and across the country owned by the local, state or federal government that are not being used.
By MississippI PEP Staff | October 23rd, 2017 at 11:45 am
In the wake of the current controversy over Confederate monuments, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has created a timeline that has made its way around the worldwide web like wildfire. It purports to show that two spikes in the building of the monuments coincide with occurrences of racially-charged historical eras, such as the rise of the Ku Klux Klan and the Civil Rights Era.
By MississippI PEP Staff | October 16th, 2017 at 11:42 am
Mississippi seeks to gain nothing from a man so deeply established in the Republican Party and seeks to gain everything by electing a true outsider who is in tune with the people of Mississippi and not the donors in Washington.
By MississippI PEP Staff | July 30th, 2017 at 2:32 pm
KiOR executives hoodwinked Barbour and other Mississippi officials about its ability to produce large amounts of a cheap bio-crude that oil companies could refine.
By MississippI PEP Staff | July 24th, 2017 at 7:03 am
Filed Under: Commentary, Ethics, Gulf Coast, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Philip Gunn, Politics, Revenue, Sean Tindell, State Lottery, Tate Reeves
Legislators are saying they didn’t know the bill they passed this year to tax fantasy sports betting may open the door for Mississippi casinos to offer and control Las Vegas style sports betting. Governor Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn are saying that was not the intent of […]
By MississippI PEP Staff | July 23rd, 2017 at 9:18 am
Filed Under: Budget, Commentary, Ethics, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Public Service, Republican, Spending
I’m all for government running more efficiently in most cases. But not legislation. I suggest it should be relatively difficult to pass laws and spend tax dollars, and the more people with a hand in the process, the better.