Seriously? Another Month Long Delay To Take Cost Of Kemper Past $7 Billion

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 7th, 2017 at 7:30 am

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Filed Under: Business, East Mississippi, Economic Development, Eminent Domain, Energy, Ethics, Federal Government, Governor, Haley Barbour, Legislature, MDA, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Politics, Spending, State Bonds

The latest delay, confirmed Friday, pushes the plant’s price tag over $7 billion. Of the nearly $52 million increase caused by the delay, the unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. says shareholders will pay $34 million. Ratepayers could be asked to pay the rest. The plant and associated coal mine were originally supposed to be finished […]

Remembering Independence Day

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 4th, 2012 at 6:37 am

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Filed Under: Civil Rights, Eminent Domain, Entitlements, Federal Government, Obamacare, Personhood, Politics, Taxes, TEA Party

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]

JFP–Moran Tackles PERS, Eminent Domain

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 26th, 2011 at 9:30 am

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Filed Under: Connie Moran, Democrats, Eminent Domain, Haley Barbour, Lynn Fitch, Mississippi, PERS, Politics, Retirement, SLRP, Spending, Treasurer

Connie Moran, Democratic candidate for treasurer, promised to keep the Public Employees Retirement System intact if she is elected. “There will be no tinkering with the 13th … cost-of-living-adjustment check, and I am not in favor of morphing it into a 401(k) type of system,” she said. Moran, who is mayor of Ocean Springs, spoke […]

Mistake forces counties to reprint ballots – Elections – SunHerald.com

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 20th, 2011 at 3:22 pm

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Filed Under: Abortion, Budget, Delbert Hosemann, Eminent Domain, Mississippi, MS Attorney General, MS State Government, Personhood, Politics, Spending, State Ballot Initiative

A mistake by Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s office is apparently going to force many Mississippi counties to reprint ballots for the Nov. 8 election, to add wording to ballot initiatives on personhood, voter ID and eminent domain. A spokeswoman for Hosemann on Wednesday said absentee votes already cast will still count, and the Secretary […]

Sen. Fillingane talks politics with local women at luncheon – WDAM – Channel 7 – Mississippi News, Hattiesburg, Laurel

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 19th, 2011 at 9:41 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Economic Development, Eminent Domain, Hattiesburg, Joey Fillingane, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Personhood, Politics, State Ballot Initiative

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – Mississippi Senator Joey Fillingane joined the Forrest/Lamar Republican Women’s Club Tuesday to talk politics. Fillingane spoke to the ladies about Voter Identification, Eminent Domain and the most controversial issue on this years ballot, Initiative 26 the definition of ‘person’. Which ever way voters lean, Fillingane said it’s important to know exactly what each amendment means. […]

Miss. AG candidates back personhood initiative

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 4th, 2011 at 9:55 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Democrats, Elections, Eminent Domain, Jim Hood, Mississippi, MS Attorney General, Personhood, Politics, Republican, State Ballot Initiative, Steve Simpson, Voter ID

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Both candidates for Mississippi attorney general said Monday that they’re voting for an initiative that would amend the state constitution to say life begins at conception. Democratic incumbent Jim Hood and Republican challenger Steve Simpson were not unanimous on the other two initiatives that will be on the general election ballot […]

Miss. voter registration deadline is Saturday – WXVT-TV Delta News – More Local News and Weather WXVT.com |

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 3rd, 2011 at 2:50 pm

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Filed Under: Bob Evans, Brandon Jones, Charles Busby, Cindy Bryan, Connie Moran, Delbert Hosemann, Democrats, Elections, Eminent Domain, Governor, HD102, HD111, HD19, HD83, Johnny Dupree, Legislature, Lynn Fitch, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Personhood, Phil Bryant, Politics, Randy Boyd, Republican, SD 25, SD8, SD9, State Ballot Initiative, Tate Reeves, Toby Barker, Treasurer, Voter ID, Will Longwitz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippians who want to vote in the Nov. 8 general election must be registered by this weekend. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says the law requires circuit clerks’ offices in all 82 counties to be open 8 a.m. until noon this Saturday, the registration deadline. Hosemann says mail-in voter registration forms […]

Salter–Voters likely to pass key ballot initiatives

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 28th, 2011 at 9:55 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Eminent Domain, Mississippi, Personhood, Politics, State Ballot Initiative, Voter ID

The November general election ballot already bodes well for conservatives in general and the Mississippi GOP in particular, but the three ballot initiatives that confront state voters will make the difference — as they were intended — between a moderate conservative turnout and a heavy one. Republicans in the Legislature worked hard to get Initiative […]

Nash on Eminent Domain

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 24th, 2011 at 12:55 pm

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Eminent Domain, Mississippi, Opinion, State Ballot Initiative

While the Secretary of State, in prescribing the wording for the initiative questions on the general election ballot, has given the opponents of personhood and voter ID small advantages in trying to defeat those propositions, he has bestowed on the Farm Bureau and other proponents of the eminent domain initiative a huge advantage.  The language […]