Governor Bryant Christens Two MDMR Boats

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 13th, 2017 at 8:56 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: Governor, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, MS State Government, Pascagoula, Phil Bryant, Spending

Gov. Phil Bryant popped the top on a bottle of bubbly Thursday afternoon and christened two Mississippi Department of Marine Resources boats. Bryant joined MDMR Executive Director Jamie Miller and other state and local officials for the blessing of the Conservationist, an oyster lugger, and the Admiral Dewey, a Marine Patrol vessel named for Bryant. […]

To Improve Navy Shipbuiding in Mississippi Sen. Cochran Helping Ingalls Find Subcontractor . . . From China?

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 16th, 2016 at 6:17 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: Federal Government, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, National, News, Pascagoula, Public Safety, Thad Cochran, US Congress

Senior executives from a major U.S. defense contractor toured China last month as part of their search for a foreign company to build a dry dock for U.S. Navy ships, with the help of the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The trip raised eyebrows both inside the Pentagon and among experts who don’t believe a […]

FEMA approves $5.5 million for assistance in Mississippi so far.

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 11th, 2012 at 8:14 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: Gulf Coast, Insurance, MEMA, Mississippi, Pascagoula, Public Safety, Spending

Federal emergency management officials hit the ground running as soon as the president declared a major state of emergency Aug. 29 to offer support to Hurricane Isaac disaster survivors. The biggest message coming from the federal agency has been: Register for help. As of Monday, $5,481,684 has been approved for financial assistance statewide, FEMA spokesman […]

Sen. Watson on Education in Mississippi: Why Parental Choice?

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 20th, 2012 at 8:16 am

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Filed Under: Charter Schools, Contributor, Education, Gulf Coast, Legislature, MAEP, Michael Watson, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Pascagoula, Politics, Republican, Spending, Superintendents, Teachers

Editors Note: Senator Michael Watson of District 51 joins Mississippi PEP as a contributing columnist. Check out others by going to the Contributor’s link at the top of this page. BY: Senator Michael Watson–@MichaelWatsonMS I’ll be the first to say that here in Mississippi we have some of the finest teachers and administrators in the education […]

Congressman Palazzo welcomes former Camp Shelby Commander as Deputy District Director

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 6th, 2012 at 7:35 am

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Filed Under: Federal Government, Gulf Coast, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Pascagoula, Pine Belt, Politics, Public Service, Republican, Steven Palazzo, US Congress

Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-MS), member of the House Armed Services Committee, Persian Gulf War veteran and the only noncommissioned officer concurrently serving in Congress and the National Guard, announced that Colonel Robert “Steve” Parham, recently retired commander of Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center near Hattiesburg, MS, has joined his staff as Deputy District Director. […]

House District 111 race features Democratic incumbent and Republican newcomer | gulflive.com

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 3rd, 2011 at 1:55 pm

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Filed Under: Brandon Jones, Charles Busby, Democrats, Elections, Gulf Coast, HD111, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Pascagoula, Politics, Republican

PASCAGOULA — With campaigning for the Nov. 8 general election in its home stretch, candidates for House District 111 are focusing on direct interaction with constituents in hopes that will give them the edge. The race features Democratic incumbent Brandon Jones and Charles Busby, a small business owner with the powerful Republican engine behind him. […]