Desoto Freshman Representative Robert Foster Expected To Announce Bid For Governor.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 6th, 2018 at 3:00 am

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Filed Under: Desoto County, Elections, Events, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, North Mississippi, Politics

A Desoto County State House Representative will make an announcement Tuesday, December 11. Robert Foster’s announcement begins at 5:00. The event will be held at 2467 Memphis Street in Hernando, MS. At the venue 1 Memphis Street Foster is expected to announce his bid for Governor of Mississippi.

The $2 Trillion Wealth Transfer

By Brett Kittredge | December 4th, 2018 at 3:19 am

BY: Brett Kittredge / MS Center for Public Policy

Brett Kittredge is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Mississippi Center for Public Policy.

Filed Under: Brett Kittredge, Commentary, Contributor, Economy, Governor, Legislature, Liberty, Mississippi, MS State Government, National, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Taxes

Prosperity is closely linked to freedom-based public policies. If we want to grow and provide more opportunities in Mississippi, then let’s take the path that makes it easy to start a job, open a business, earn a side income, invest capital, serve customers, compete with incumbent businesses, and keep more of what we earn.

Choctaw County Sheriff Claims “Probable Cause” For Jailing Woman For 96 Days Without Seeing A Judge

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 30th, 2018 at 11:08 am

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Filed Under: County Government, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Public Safety

Sheriff Cloyd Halford said he didn’t have to take Jauch before a judge until court met because she’d already been indicted on a felony drug charge, thus establishing probable cause for her detention.

As IHL Begins Search For Next Ole Miss Chancellor, Community Hopes For Bold Leader

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 29th, 2018 at 5:11 am

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Filed Under: Civil Rights, Education, Governor, Institutes of Higher Learning, Leadership, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Ole Miss, Principles of Freedom, State Flag

The IHL board will spend the next months navigating a field of applicants tinted by an array of often contrasting interests in who will be the next chancellor of Ole Miss. Regardless of their opinions of Chancellor Vitter, people in the university community want to see someone bold step into the Lyceum this year.

#MSGroundGame: Conservatives In 2019

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 28th, 2018 at 4:47 am

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Filed Under: #MSGroundGame, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government

With the US Senate race in the rear view mirror, there’s little reason to put off for another day the questions conservatives ought to be answering now.

Remove Regulations: Parents Want Religious And Values-Based Education For Their Children In Voucher Programs

By Lindsey Burke | November 26th, 2018 at 7:45 am

BY: Lindsey Burke / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Lindsey Burke researches and writes on federal and state education issues at the Heritage Foundation where she is Director, Center for Education Policy and Will Skillman Fellow in Education

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Education, Feature Stories, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics

Families prioritize aspects of schooling that are less measurable, but equally or more important. Families want schools that will form children of good moral character. They want schools that will prepare their children to pursue their life and career goals. They want meaningful instruction in a safe school setting.

Judge Carlton Reeves Rules Mississippi’s 15-Month Abortion Law Unconstitutional.

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 21st, 2018 at 12:01 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Christianity, Culture, Federal Government, Governor, Immorality, Mississippi, News, Phil Bryant, Pro-life

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves has permanently forbidden the state from enforcing a law would allow abortions after 15 weeks only when a mother’s life is jeopardized or the fetus is so severely malformed that it would not later be able to survive outside the womb.

Partly True, and Only Partly True. So. Help Us. God

By Keith Plunkett | November 16th, 2018 at 9:05 am

BY: Keith Plunkett / Editor

Keith Plunkett is a Policy Consultant, Editor, Writer, Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com. http://mississippipep.com/profilegrid_blogs/keith-plunkett/

Filed Under: Budget, Business, Commentary, Contributor, County Government, Economic Development, Economy, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Governor, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi Economic Council, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Republican, Spending, State Bonds, US Congress

‘MS still has the lowest per capita personal income, just as it has for nearly 90-years, and an abysmally low labor force participation rate (LFPR). It’s lower today, in fact, than in 1976, which was during one of the worst economic depressions in US history.’

What? This isn’t news?

It is to Governor Phil Bryant.

Controversial Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter Resigns From Ole Miss

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 9th, 2018 at 11:20 am

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Filed Under: Institutes of Higher Learning, Mississippi, MS State Government, Ole Miss, Oxford, State Flag

NewsMs reports that the University of Mississippi will now begin the search for new Chancellor after Jeffrey Vitter has reportedly resigned. The University nor Vitter have commented publicly on the matter, but a formal announcement will reportedly be made later today. Vitter’s tenure didn’t last long as he took over in January 2016 following the […]

Legislators Spent $30 Million On New Crime Lab Building, But Still No Funds To Fully Operate It.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 25th, 2018 at 8:12 am

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Filed Under: Budget, Legislature, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Opinion, Public Safety, Spending

Mississippi spent more than $30 million just a couple of years ago building a modern, well-equipped facility, but it hasn’t put up the money to adequately operate it. The Crime Lab is running a third below full staffing.