Bill Crawford Suggests Lawmakers Approval Of Sports Betting Was Intentional.

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 24th, 2017 at 7:03 am

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Commentary, Ethics, Gulf Coast, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Philip Gunn, Politics, Revenue, Sean Tindell, State Lottery, Tate Reeves

Legislators are saying they didn’t know the bill they passed this year to tax fantasy sports betting may open the door for Mississippi casinos to offer and control Las Vegas style sports betting. Governor Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn are saying that was not the intent of […]

MAHARREY: Mississippi Law to Ban Sanctuary Cities Actually Doesn’t

By Michael Maharrey | April 6th, 2017 at 1:29 am

BY: Michael Maharrey / Communications Director -- Tenth Amendment Center

Michael Maharrey is the Communications Director for the Tenth Amendment Center. He proudly resides in the original home of the Principles of '98 - Kentucky. He is the author of the book, 'Our Last Hope: Rediscovering the Lost Path to Liberty'.

Filed Under: Contributor, Ethics, Federal Government, Governor, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Leadership, Legislature, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Public Safety, Sean Tindell, Tenth Amendment

As signed by Gov. Bryant, the new law would not bar implementation of local provisions prohibiting inquiries about a person’s immigration status. It also doesn’t prohibit local authorities from releasing undocumented immigrants from custody once they’ve posted bond, or served their time, even if ICE requests an immigration detainer. In short, SB2710 does not prohibit the most common sanctuary city policies and in no way outlaws sanctuary cities.

“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 […]