Aquatic Center? The Newest Proposal To Spend Money The State Doesn’t Have For A Project Most Mississippians Will Never Use.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 6th, 2017 at 6:06 am

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Filed Under: Banking and Finance, Budget, Cory Wilson, Economic Development, Economy, Ethics, Legislature, Madison County, Mississippi, Mississippi Municipalities, MS State Government, News, Spending, State Bonds

An 88,700-square-foot facility at an estimated cost of $33.6 million has been proposed for land to be donated by the city of Ridgeland for the Mississippi Aquatic Center. The facility would rely on corporate sponsorships — including the possibility of naming rights for big participants — and fees. It also would need a bond issue […]

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 […]

WILSON: President Make Believe

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 20th, 2013 at 11:53 am

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Filed Under: Contributor, Cory Wilson, Federal Government, Obamacare, Opinion, Politics

BY: Cory T. Wilson @CoryWilsonMS In case you have been on vacation, or if you are one of those “low information” voters, here is a bulletin: your government is out of control. Of course, that is not what President Make-Believe and his lackeys would have you to believe. Obama finds out about all his Administration’s […]

Treasurer Fitch and MPACT Board working to revamp troubled program.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 20th, 2013 at 7:06 am

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Filed Under: Cory Wilson, Education, Lynn Fitch, Mississippi, MS State Government, Public Service, Republican, Spending, Tate Reeves, Treasurer

Mississippi’s Prepaid College Tuition program is at a stand-still. It’s supposed to allow parents to lock in college tuition rates early and not have to pay for any tuition hikes later. But there’s been a growing crack in the piggy bank. A recent audit of the program raised multiple financial concerns and put the board […]

Wilson: Only votes suppressed by voter ID are illegal votes

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 3rd, 2012 at 8:42 am

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Filed Under: Contributor, Cory Wilson, Democrats, Elections, Ethics, Federal Government, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, MS Attorney General, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

BY: Cory T. Wilson @CoryWilsonMS On Tuesday, a million or more Mississippians will go to the polls to help elect our next President, U.S. Senator, Congressmen, Supreme Court judges, and election commissioners. We will complete yet another election without a voter identification requirement. Many voters may reasonably wonder why. More than two years ago, the […]

Wilson: Fitch right to verify soundness of MPACT program

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 28th, 2012 at 7:43 am

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Filed Under: Contributor, Cory Wilson, Education, Ethics, Lynn Fitch, Mississippi, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Republican, Spending, Tate Reeves, Treasurer

BY: Cory Wilson Treasurer Lynn Fitch made waves during her budget hearing when she discussed the decision to suspend enrollment in the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition program, known as MPACT. As Fitch explained, the MPACT board decided at its August 2012 meeting to order an actuarial audit of the program to determine its sustainability […]