Lori McJohnson Reflects On Two Year Fight In Legislature To Enact Nathan’s Law

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 4th, 2017 at 5:17 am

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Mississippi, MS State Government, News

Jonathan Scott Pates pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to aggravated assault after he hit a stopped school bus with his truck, injuring a child who was unloading. He was convicted under Nathan’s Law, and has to go to jail for five years. Lori McJohnson said justice was served. “It also made all of the hard […]

#PEPPoll: Which office should Sen. Chris McDaniel run for?

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 28th, 2017 at 6:37 am

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Filed Under: #PEPPoll, Chris McDaniel, Feature Stories, Leadership, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Public Service, Republican

Sen. Chris McDaniel told reporters Friday that the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Roger Wicker isn’t the only office he’s considering. Vote in this #PEPPoll and tell us which one you’d like him to run for?

McDaniel Lets Slip That U.S. Senate Not Only Elected Office He’s Considering

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 28th, 2017 at 2:50 am

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Leadership, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News, Politics, Public Service

Rumblings about State Senator Chris McDaniel challenging U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker in 2018 are still ongoing. But McDaniel also let it be known he’s considering a run for statewide office too, and he is looking at it “closely”.

WALTERS: McDaniel’s Religious Liberties Act Protects Fellowship Of Christian Athletes In Stone County School District Case

By Ryan Walters | April 23rd, 2017 at 7:46 am

BY: Ryan Walters / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Ryan Walters is a life-long Mississippian from Jones County. He is a professor of history holding a bachelor and master’s degree in American history from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the author of "The Last Jeffersonian: Grover Cleveland and the Path to Restoring the Republic." Find more of his writing at MississippiConservativeDaily.com

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Christianity, Civil Rights, Contributor, County Government, Culture, Faith, Feature Stories, Influencing Institutions, Inspirational, Leadership, Legislature, Liberty, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Principles of Freedom, Religion, Republican, Ryan Walters, Stone County

Despite the confusion, and legal ignorance displayed by officials at the government-run school, once the law was revealed to them by attorneys at the Liberty Institute the issue was eventually resolved in favor of the religious liberties of the students. The FCA was granted permission to distribute God’s Word on campus.

PLUNKETT: Reducing The Size Of The Legislature Has Been Attempted Many Times Before, Including 2017.

By Keith Plunkett | April 9th, 2017 at 3:52 pm

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: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Election Reform, Ethics, Feature Stories, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Public Service, SLRP, Spending

Imagine, not only would the state be saving $14 million during each Session, but then we’d realize savings over and above the current expenditures of a full $28 million every other year by not having them report at all.

Let’s find someone to throw in legislation to get rid of the special legislative retirement plan (SLRP) and Mississippi will be well on the way to reducing one of the biggest problem expenses in state government.

Anti-Sanctuary City Bill Makes It To Governor’s Desk

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 22nd, 2017 at 2:32 pm

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Democrats, Ethics, Federal Government, Governor, Immigration, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, News, Ole Miss, Oxford, Phil Bryant, Social Justice

Following attempts at Ole Miss in November of 2016 to declare the campus a sanctuary,  Mississippi took another step Tuesday toward banning sanctuary cities. Gov. Phil Bryant said he would sign a bill that would keep government agencies from sheltering people in the country illegally. Senate Bill 2710 says cities, state agencies and public colleges […]

MCDANIEL: Trump’s Budget: Improvements Needed, But A Decent First Step.

By Chris McDaniel | March 21st, 2017 at 11:28 pm

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Three-term Senator, Former U.S. federal law clerk, attorney, conservative commentator and MS counsel against Obamacare. Awarded the 2016 American Conservative Union's Award for Conservative Excellence.

Filed Under: Budget, Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Entitlements, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Republican, Spending, Tenth Amendment

Automatic increases in spending without congressional approval defies the spirit of the Constitution and the principles of a free republic. Not one dollar should ever be spent without the explicit approval of Congress. But politicians allow the abuse for political reasons – so they won’t have to casts votes on these massive increases. It is just another way politicians escape responsibility for our current fiscal mess.

Chris McDaniel Tells Breitbart In Exclusive That He May Run In 2018 Against Roger Wicker

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 8th, 2017 at 11:27 pm

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Elections, Federal Government, Mississippi, National, News, Obamacare, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker, US Congress

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel, a hardline conservative who nearly toppled Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) in the 2014 midterm primaries, told Breitbart News exclusively on Wednesday evening he is considering launching another bid for the U.S. Senate in 2018. This new bid would come against Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), a different but similar U.S. Senator […]

UC Issues Action Alert To Get Sen. McDaniel’s ‘Internet Protection And Tax Relief Act’ Out Of Committee Before February 22.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 18th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

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Filed Under: Budget, Chris McDaniel, Economy, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Revenue, Spending, Taxes

McDaniel’s bill, SB3010, the “Internet Protection and Tax Relief Act,” would formally put an end to HB480 and any attempt to raise the Internet Sales Tax. It has been referred to the Senate Finance Committee for consideration. Urgent action is required to move the bill forward as it faces a February 22nd deadline in the Senate.

Senate Bill 2204 Prohibits MS Law Enforcement And State Agencies From Participating In Federal Gun Restrictions

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 19th, 2017 at 6:05 am

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Civil Rights, Concealed Carry, Federal Government, Governor, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Liberty, Mark Formby, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News, Phil Bryant, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Republican, Second Amendment, Tenth Amendment

Last year, Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation into law that removed conceal carry licensing requirements, allowing Mississippians to carry concealed firearms without a permit. The law also set the foundation to reject and end new federal gun control regulations and executive orders in the state. No federal executive order, agency order, law not enrolled by […]