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 […]

Wicker: Obamacare Medicaid Expansion ‘Unsustainable’

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 23rd, 2013 at 9:52 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: Entitlements, Federal Government, Insurance, Medicaid, Mississippi, MS State Government, Obamacare, Politics, Republican, Roger Wicker

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) has joined an effort to prevent the federal government from committing excessive taxpayer money to expand state Medicaid programs by co-sponsoring the “Preventing an Unrealistic Future Medicaid Augmentation Plan (FMAP) Act.” The bill cosponsored by Wicker, S. 963, allows states to expand their Medicaid program but repeals the provision in […]

2013 Boys State to begin May 26 at MSU.

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 21st, 2013 at 8:15 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: Delbert Hosemann, Education, Governor, Gregg Harper, Jim Hood, Mississippi, MS State Government, Phil Bryant, Politics, Roger Wicker, Toby Barker

Gov. Phil Bryant and Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker lead a list of speakers for the American Legion’s Boys State on the campus of Mississippi State University this month. Bryant and Wicker are scheduled to speak on May 29, the fourth day of the annual event that teaches rising seniors about state and local government […]

GE Aviation to open new facility in Ellisville on Tuesday.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 29th, 2013 at 6:40 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: Chris McDaniel, Economic Development, Governor, Job Growth, Mississippi, Phil Bryant, Public Service, Republican, Roger Wicker, Steven Palazzo

Gov. Phil Bryant will join GE Aviation President/CEO David Joyce on Tuesday for the grand opening of the company’s new 340,000-square-foot aviation components factory in Ellisville, Miss. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, both R-Miss., also are scheduled to attend the 11 a.m. ceremony in the Howard Technology Park. The company, a […]

Background check bill fails in US Senate.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 17th, 2013 at 3:49 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: Federal Government, Gun Control, Politics, Public Safety, Roger Wicker, Second Amendment, Thad Cochran, US Congress

AP reports: The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control. Wednesday’s vote was a jarring blow to the drive to curb firearms sparked by December’s massacre of children and staff at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. President Barack Obama […]