ANDERSON: Mississippi Is Not A Conservative State

By Rita Anderson | December 24th, 2016 at 7:02 am

BY: Rita Anderson / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Clinton resident, past president of Clinton Chamber, active in Morrison Heights Baptist Church and secretary of Hinds County Republican Women.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Gregg Harper, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Rita Anderson, Roger Wicker, Steven Palazzo, Thad Cochran

Those words – Mississippi is not a conservative state – delivered quite matter-of-factly by my learned and articulate friend – grabbed the attention of the teenagers (and a few parents) who were gathered into a room to hear the two of us discuss government and citizenship and especially the presidential electoral college process. Their reaction to […]

PLUNKETT: McCluskey’s Run For Congress Demonstrates How Public Service Can Be More Than Politics

By Keith Plunkett | November 8th, 2016 at 11:27 am

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: Contributor, Culture, Elections, Ethics, Faith, Federal Government, Gulf Coast, Influencing Institutions, Inspirational, Leadership, Opinion, Pine Belt, Politics, Public Service, Republican, Ric McCluskey, Steven Palazzo, US Congress, Virtue

Win, Lose or Draw, Ric McCluskey’s Ability to Reevaluate and Act On Quickly Changing Circumstances in the Race For CD-4 Strengthens His Future As Much as it Weakened Congressman Steven Palazzo. Ric McCluskey is a guy who actively and aggressively works for what and who he believes in without apology. He is a Marine, and […]

McCluskey Calls For Investigation Into Charge Palazzo Went AWOL From National Guard Duty

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 28th, 2016 at 12:03 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: Elections, Ethics, News, Politics, Ric McCluskey, Steven Palazzo, US Congress

EDITORS NOTE: If you or anyone you know has more information about this developing story, contact us by email HERE. You may also comment in the comment section below. Congressman Steven Palazzo has been taking considerable political heat for skipping out on two debates recently. Now Palazzo’s former Staff Seargent in the National Guard has […]

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 […]

Chairing Space Subcommittee brings Palazzo campaign cash from out of state PAC's.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 22nd, 2014 at 6:41 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: Politics, Steven Palazzo, US Congress

As chairman of a House Science and Technology Committee panel over the last four years, Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi has been a vocal advocate of U.S. space exploration, calling for the resumption of manned flights. That stand has served his re-election campaign well, too, bringing a pile of cash that helped him stave […]

Sec. Hosemann worried Louisiana levee plan will cause flooding in Mississippi.

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 5th, 2013 at 4:22 pm

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: Delbert Hosemann, Ethics, Federal Government, Governor, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, MS State Government, Politics, Public Safety, Steven Palazzo

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann told the Sun Herald he’s worried a new levee in Louisiana could place low-lying areas of South Mississippi in danger because water would be pushed toward Hancock County and other Coast areas. He said he’d spoken with residents in Pearlington and south Hancock County after Hurricane Isaac in 2012. They […]

GE Aviation to open new facility in Ellisville on Tuesday.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 29th, 2013 at 6:40 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: 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 […]

Governor picks Congressman Palazzo’s former Chief of Staff to lead DMR

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 26th, 2013 at 11:29 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: Economic Development, Governor, Gulf Coast, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Phil Bryant, Politics, Public Service, Republican, Steven Palazzo, Tourism, US Congress

Gov. Phil Bryant has selected Jamie Miller as his choice to head the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Bryant made the announcement at a 10 a.m. news conference at the DMR headquarters in Biloxi. The governor said Miller, who has a bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from the University of Southern Mississippi, fully understands how […]

Rep. Baria filing MS House Resolution to score political points against Congressman Palazzo.

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 9th, 2013 at 8:32 pm

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: Democrats, Federal Government, Gulf Coast, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, Spending, Steven Palazzo, US Congress

A Democratic state lawmaker said Wednesday he’s filing a resolution that urges Mississippi’s entire congressional delegation to support federal spending for Hurricane Sandy recovery. The resolution by Rep. David Baria of Bay St. Louis isn’t expected to mention Republican U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo by name. But, it’s a rebuke of Palazzo’s vote last week against […]

Gov. Bryant, Deuce McAllister speak to students at Palazzo Youth Leadership Summit.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 31st, 2012 at 7:00 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: Governor, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, Phil Bryant, Steven Palazzo, US Congress

Nearly 400 students from 20 South Mississippi schools turned out Tuesday to hear about the value of hard work and the rewards of following their dreams during the first Palazzo Youth Leadership Summit. The summit, hosted by 4th Congressional District Rep. Steven Palazzo, brought together juniors and seniors from high schools in the district who […]