MSU Retiree’s Readying For Action Over PERS Legislation

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 12th, 2017 at 6:06 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Hob Bryan, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State University, MS State Government, News, PERS, PERS, Retirement, Spending

Possible changes to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) will be the focus of an expert panel discussion at Tuesday’s meeting of the Association of Retired Faculty (ARF). The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. in the Hunter Henry Center on the Mississippi State University campus is free and open to the public. ARF […]

PLUNKETT: Perplexed Democrats Challenge Unprepared Republicans In State Senate To Provide Evidence Of Medicaid Fraud. Thank Goodness Someone Had Heard Of Google!

By Keith Plunkett | March 8th, 2017 at 5:08 am

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Brice Wiggins, Budget, Contributor, Culture, David Parker, Democrats, Entitlements, Ethics, Federal Government, health, Hob Bryan, Insurance, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Medicaid, Medical Care, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State Senate, MS Attorney General, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Spending

An exchange between Democrat and Republican Senators on Tuesday reported by Mississippi Today illustrates why changing the schedule of legislative sessions to every other year instead of annually is a good idea. A bill to tighten oversight of Medicaid and reduce improper payments brought heated debate in the state senate for an hour. If the […]

Democrats in MS Senate Attempt to Redefine Infrastructure Needs as “Crisis” to Repeal Tax Cut

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 4th, 2016 at 10:08 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: David Blount, Democrats, Economy, Hob Bryan, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News, Spending, Transportation

A group of Senate Democrats is proposing to repeal the largest tax cut in the state’s history and direct those funds to roads and bridges. The Legislature, led by Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, passed the tax cut – $415 million in today’s dollars to be completely phased in by 2024 – during the 2016 […]

Sen. Hob Bryan Pours on the Drama in Legislative Dems “Alternative Hearing”.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 13th, 2016 at 10:26 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Budget, Education, Hob Bryan, Legislature, MS State Government, News, Politics, Spending

As special GOP-led committees on Wednesday continued to look for ways to cut government spending and heard from experts on privatization, Democratic lawmakers held an alternative hearing one floor below at the Capitol on the need for more education and infrastructure spending and heard from an expert who recommended raising the state minimum wage. The […]