Rep. Jeff Smith Calls “B.S.” On Claims Legislature Underfunds Education.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 11th, 2018 at 6:59 am

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Filed Under: Education, Jeff Smith, Legislature, MDE, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, News, Republican

“MDE and some of the teachers’ unions say the legislature does not fund education. B.S. That is not true,” Rep. Jeff Smith said.

House bill filed to reassert 10th Amendment.

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 25th, 2013 at 6:34 am

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Filed Under: Ethics, Federal Government, Gun Control, Jeff Smith, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, Obamacare, Politics, TEA Party, Tenth Amendment

Republican state Reps. Gary Chism and Jeff Smith, both of Columbus, filed a bill this month to form the Joint Legislative Committee on the Neutralization of Federal Laws. Chism said Thursday that the tea party-backed measure is a response to President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul and proposals to curb gun violence. “Certainly, the […]

House approves $31 million in bonds, renewed disagreement with Senate possible.

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 24th, 2013 at 6:31 am

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Filed Under: Budget, Jeff Smith, Joey Fillingane, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Spending, Tate Reeves

Medical school officials say the 151,000 square-foot building will replace outdated student laboratories and relieve overcrowding that has forced the school’s simulation program into converted closets and a basement. But money for the medical school could get caught up in a renewed struggle between the House and the Senate over how much the state should […]

Miss. Ethics Commission files complaint against 1st-term state lawmaker Kevin McGee of Brandon | The Republic

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 7th, 2011 at 8:30 am

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Filed Under: Ethics, HD59, Jeff Smith, Kevin McGee, Legislature, Mark Baker, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, Politics, Spending

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Ethics Commission has filed a formal complaint against Republican state Rep. Kevin McGee of Brandon over $428,759 of public printing contracts that it said went to his private employer. The nonpartisan commission had been scheduled to hold a hearing on the matter Friday, but it was delayed because attorneys for […]

Explaining The Confusion Surrounding P.E.R.S. – WCBI

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 5th, 2011 at 6:55 am

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Filed Under: Golden Triangle, HD39, Jeff Smith, Legislature, Mississippi, MS State Government, PERS, Public Service Commission, Retirement

COLUMBUS, Miss. WCBI – Elaine Evans, a retired MUW professor and C.P.A., understands the challenges facing the Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System or PERS. Right now, according to one lawmaker the system is paying out more money than its bringing in. “I commend the governor for this study because 20 years down the road, we […]