SCOTUS Obamacare ruling-Mississippian's react: Congressman Gregg Harper

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 28th, 2012 at 11:07 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: Gregg Harper, Mississippi, Obamacare, Politics

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R–Miss.) released the following statement in reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion on the constitutionality of the president’s health care law: “While I have great respect for the Supreme Court, I am tremendously disappointed in this ruling. This decision expands the power of the federal government and leaves citizens with […]

Salter gives a rundown of upcoming campaigns to watch at Neshoba County Fair.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 25th, 2012 at 10:20 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: Bennie Thompson, Democrats, Elections, Gregg Harper, Mississippi, Politics, Republican, Steven Palazzo

  With the Neshoba County Fair now little more than a month away, the political speaking focus at the Founder’s Square Pavilion will be on Mississippi’s congressional general elections and the state’s “nonpartisan” elections for the appellate judiciary. Mississippi appellate court races find familiar competing interests (Salter) | gulflive.com. Related articles Fair Fire Follow Up […]

Senator Cochran moves to block H-2B foreign worker visa regulations

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 15th, 2012 at 2:19 pm

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Filed Under: Agriculture, Economic Development, Federal Government, Gregg Harper, Immigration, Mississippi, Politics, Republican, Steven Palazzo, Thad Cochran, Unemployment

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran has cosponsored an amendment to again stop the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing new regulations for a temporary foreign worker visa program that would make it harder for seasonal industries, like shrimping, to survive. Cochran is vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee that approved an amendment by Alabama Sen. […]

Harrison: Speculation beginning for possible replacement to Senator Thad Cochran

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 31st, 2012 at 9:32 am

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Filed Under: Elections, Gregg Harper, Haley Barbour, Mississippi, Phil Bryant, Politics, Republican, Retirement, Thad Cochran

It has been 1988 since there was an election for an open Senate seat in Mississippi. It appears obvious that a lot of major politicians are assuming Cochran will not seek another term. And if he does, there most likely will be a great deal of gnashing of teeth — silently — from those politicians […]

State's 4 US House members accept court intervention to redraw district lines

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 23rd, 2011 at 2:59 pm

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Filed Under: Bennie Thompson, Democrats, Federal Government, Gregg Harper, Legislature, Mississippi, Politics, Redistricting, Republican

Mississippi‘s four U.S. House members are confident that a federal court will produce a redistricting plan they can accept. The three Republicans and one Democrat said Wednesday that they did not object to a three-judge panel taking over the job of drawing new maps, as the state Republican Party had requested. The judges said they […]