Will Legislation To Restrict Personal Use Of Campaign Funds Be Evenly Applied And Enforced?

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 23rd, 2017 at 6:30 am

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Filed Under: Election Reform, Elections, Ethics, Mississippi, MS Secretary of State, MS State Government, News, Politics, Sally Doty

The Ethics Commission would be assigned to enforce the act and could fine violators $1,000, plus an amount equal to misspent campaign money. The measure also shifts from the secretary of state to the Ethics Commission the power to fine or seek legal orders against candidates and committees that don’t file campaign finance reports.

Senate Elections Committee Gets Rid Of Early Voting And Online Registration.

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 2nd, 2017 at 5:50 am

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Filed Under: Bill Denny, Elections, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News, Politics, Sally Doty

House Elections Committee Chairman Bill Denny, R-Jackson, said he’s upset that Senate Elections Committee Chairwoman Sally Doty, R- Brookhaven, rejected the bills without seriously considering them.

Breaking: Bill that would track sex offenders using GPS passes committee in Senate.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 5th, 2013 at 11:16 am

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Filed Under: Brice Wiggins, Josh Harkins, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, Sally Doty

A bill to monitor sex offenders using a GPS ankle monitor has passed the Judiciary A Committee of the Mississippi Senate. The bill now heads to the full senate for a vote. Under current law, if a person is convicted of violating the sex offender registry, they can go to jail for up to five […]

“Lenora’s Law”: GPS Tracking of Non-Compliant Sex Offenders.

By MississippI PEP Staff | February 4th, 2013 at 6:03 pm

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Filed Under: Brice Wiggins, Josh Harkins, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Public Safety, Republican, Sally Doty, Sean Tindell, Will Longwitz

SB 2732 aims to prevent re-offenses and inform victims. Last August, Lenora Edhegard was murdered in her home by a repeat sex offender. Senator Will Longwitz (R-Madison) has a bill currently being considered by the Mississippi Senate that will allow law enforcement to keep an eye on some sex offenders around the clock. SB 2732 […]

School merger bill amended to protect districts, some Republicans break ranks

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 17th, 2012 at 7:18 am

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Filed Under: Angela Burks Hill, David Blount, Education, Gary Jackson, John Polk, Legislature, Michael Watson, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, Sally Doty, Sean Tindell, Superintendents, Teachers, Tony Smith

The bill allows the state to depose school board members and order new elections in districts that are taken over twice within 10 years. It originally also allowed the state to merge a twice-failed district into a neighboring district without the consent of the neighboring district. But Sen. Hob Bryan, R-Amory, successfully amended the bill […]