PLUNKETT: 83 Links: The Timeline of a Yearlong Battle Against Obamacare in Mississippi.

By Keith Plunkett | October 25th, 2016 at 3:47 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: #PEPPoll, Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Democrats, Federal Government, Giles Ward, Governor, Greg Snowden, Gregg Harper, Haley Barbour, health, History, Insurance, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Melanie Sojourner, Michael Watson, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Obamacare, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Philip Gunn, Podcast, Politics, Roger Wicker, Russ Latino, Spending, Steven Palazzo, Tate Reeves

Chances are you’ve already read the latest headline this morning about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Turns out it’s not all that affordable. Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That’s […]

Tuesday runoff to decide who will replace Sen. Giles Ward in state senate

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 19th, 2015 at 7:37 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: Elections, Giles Ward

   The District 18 Senate race will be decided on Tuesday as voters in Neshoba, Leake and Winston counties return to the polls in a runoff election. Republicans Jenifer Branning of Philadelphia and Mark Forsman of Noxapater will face off in the race to succeed Sen. Giles Ward who is retiring. There is no Democratic […]

PEER report says wildlife dept. has no authority to regulate white-tail enclosures.

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 3rd, 2013 at 1:13 pm

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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: Ethics, Giles Ward, Legislature, Mississippi, MS State Government, Politics

A legislative committee and the state wildlife agency are renewing a long-standing debate over the regulation of high-fence enclosures for white-tail deer. The Legislature’s Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review Committee in a report released April 19 renewed the argument from many lawmakers that the wildlife agency has no authority under law to regulate the enclosures. […]

Senator Giles Ward: Medicaid expansion costs would be too much.

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 2nd, 2012 at 9:35 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: Budget, Entitlements, Federal Government, Giles Ward, Legislature, Medicaid, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Obamacare, Politics, Republican, Spending

Sen. Giles Ward, R-Louisville, brought up the June ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that upheld key provisions of the Affordable Care Act. “The ruling surprised a lot of people, including me,” Ward said. “But the Supreme Court got one thing right – this entire legislation is a tax.” Ward went on to say the […]