Bryant supports reducing governor's clemency powers

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 12th, 2012 at 11:56 am

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Filed Under: Governor, Greg Snowden, Haley Barbour, Legislature, Michael Watson, Mississippi, MS State Government, Phil Bryant, Politics, Republican, Tate Reeves

“I have met with Sen. (Michael) Watson, with the speaker of the House and (Speaker Pro tem) Greg Snowden and briefed the lieutenant governor,” Bryant said this morning. “My request is that we restrict to very narrow guidelines the ability to provide pardons or clemency. My standard will be that it’s only for cases where […]

Legislative session marks GOP dominance

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 3rd, 2012 at 9:36 am

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Filed Under: Greg Snowden, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Philip Gunn, Politics, Republican, Will Longwitz

The 2012 session, at the start of a four-year term, lasts for 120 days. Thats longer than the 90-day sessions that will follow in the next three years. The extra time may be welcomed by an unusually large crop of new lawmakers. There will be 32 new members in the 122-seat House, and 15 new […]

Dist. 83 race heats up over PERS issue

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 27th, 2011 at 11:52 am

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Filed Under: East Mississippi, Gary Houston, Greg Snowden, HD83, Legislature, Meridian, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, PERS, Politics, Republican, Retirement

One of the most closely watched legislative races in the state is shaping up in East Mississippi. Mississippi House District 83 — which pits incumbent Republican Greg Snowden against Democrat Gary Houston and independent Sam Thompson — has garnered statewide attention as both Snowden and Houston have racked up major party endorsements — and attention. […]