ACU Foundation Announces Ratings for the 2016 Meeting of the Mississippi Legislature

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 30th, 2016 at 6:43 am

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Filed Under: Andy Gipson, Becky Currie, Brice Wiggins, Bubba Carpenter, Chris Massey, Chris McDaniel, Cory Wilson, David Parker, Greg Snowden, John Polk, Josh Harkins, Legislature, Mark Baker, News, Philip Gunn

The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACU) has released its 2016 ratings of the Mississippi Legislature. In the third year of rating the state, ACU found that the Republican average increased by 3 points—from 77 out of 100 in 2015, to 80 out of 100 in 2016. “Mississippi’s 2016 session enacted much needed small business tax […]

DA to Decide If Sen. Chris Massey Will Face Criminal Charges Over Fight With Shovel

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 10th, 2016 at 3:29 pm

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Filed Under: Chris Massey, Desoto County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Legislature, News, Olive Branch, Public Safety

A grand jury could decide whether to indict a Mississippi lawmaker and others in a shovel-swinging brawl in a DeSoto County subdivision. A summer fracas involving Mississippi state Sen. Chris Massey will go to a prosecutor to decide if criminal charges are warranted. During a hearing last week in Olive Branch Municipal Court, attorneys agreed […]

State Sen. Chris Massey arrested on assault charges. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 7th, 2016 at 3:52 pm

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Filed Under: Chris Massey, Desoto County, Ethics, Legislature, Mississippi State Senate, News, North Mississippi, Politicos, Republican

UPDATE: WREG has updated their original report: “Preliminary information suggested a local gardener was working in a subdivision when he was trying to get to a lawn to mow the lawn. “According to the man Senator Massey’s truck was blocking the roadway, but he refused to move it. “Words were exchanged and that’s when Massey […]

PLUNKETT: Political response to Senate Conservative Coalition proves why it is needed.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 26th, 2013 at 9:11 am

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Filed Under: Angela Burks Hill, Chris Massey, Chris McDaniel, Contributor, David Parker, Josh Harkins, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Medicaid, Melanie Sojourner, Michael Watson, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Perry Lee, Politics, Republican, Tate Reeves

BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett A group of eleven state senators announced on Tuesday the formation of the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition (MSCC). The group will assist conservatives in parsing through the details of approximately 3,000 bills filed each year at the state capitol with the hope of getting good conservative legislation in the spotlight […]

Not as Good as You Think: MCPP Liberty Luncheon speaker Lance Izumi delivers a sobering message about "affluent" government school districts in Mississippi

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 1st, 2012 at 9:45 am

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Filed Under: Budget, Charter Schools, Chris Massey, Contributor, Doug Davis, Education, Ethics, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, MAEP, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, North Mississippi, Opinion, Politics, Spending, Superintendents, Teachers

BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett So called “affluent” school districts in Mississippi worked with the Superintendent’s Association, the Parent’s Campaign, Parent’s for Public Schools, and other financially connected organizations to defeat a charter school bill in the legislature in 2012. The refrain of public school officials from those geographic areas considered to have “successful” or “high […]

Desoto County Republican Senator Chris Massey: "We don't need to have charter schools come in and change what we have."

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 12th, 2012 at 10:07 am

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Filed Under: Charter Schools, Chris Massey, Desoto County, Education, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, Superintendents, Teachers

State Sen. Chris Massey, R-Hernando, speaking before his largest audience yet since being elected to the Mississippi Legislature plans to recap the 2012 Legislative Session today as keynote speaker of the Hernando Main Street/Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon. Massey, who has spoken before a group of local realtors and other audiences, said today’s address will […]