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WLBT 3 Jackson
AT&T fiber network coming to Jackson area soonits residents, it’s imperative we have companies that lead with investments and
AT&T fiber network coming to Jackson area soon
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted an hour ago
its residents, it’s imperative we have companies that lead with investments and thoughtful innovation,” said House Speaker Philip Gunn. “AT&T is making on-going investments in its network which enables our residents and businesses to have the tools... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
AT&T fiber network coming to Jackson area soonits residents, it’s imperative we have companies that lead with investments and
AT&T fiber network coming to Jackson area soon
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 hours ago
its residents, it’s imperative we have companies that lead with investments and thoughtful innovation,” said House Speaker Philip Gunn. “AT&T is making on-going investments in its network which enables our residents and businesses to have the tools... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Session II: Attack of Lawmakers Wanting to Spend BP Moneyhe is seriously considering a run — as seriously as one can this far out. Lots
Session II: Attack of Lawmakers Wanting to Spend BP Money
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
he is seriously considering a run — as seriously as one can this far out. Lots of folks are wondering who House Speaker Philip Gunn is going to name to replace Appropriations Chairman Herb Frierson, R-Poplarville, who is leaving to become tax... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MSGOP lists delegates to national conventionare: Roger Wicker Trent Kelly Keith Heard Ellen Jernigan Donna Ruth Robert
MSGOP lists delegates to national convention
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
are: Roger Wicker Trent Kelly Keith Heard Ellen Jernigan Donna Ruth Roberts Doc Holiday Phil Bryant Philip Gunn Henry Barbour Jim Herring Tim Timbs Gregg Harper Lynn Fitch Delbert Hosemann Becky Currie Joe... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Confusion continues to rule day in state budgetthose special funds into the pot of money to fund those core functions apparent
Confusion continues to rule day in state budget
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
those special funds into the pot of money to fund those core functions apparently is complex. That is why House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who presides over the Senate, had to issue a joint statement last week saying due “to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hall: Bankruptcy of leadership among state leaderserror larger than some state agency budgets. It’s the way in which the governor
Hall: Bankruptcy of leadership among state leaders
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
error larger than some state agency budgets. It’s the way in which the governor, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker Philip Gunn have conducted themselves with these matters. Most recently, you have Bryant making a late Friday afternoon... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Bryant signs bill to cut $415M in business and income taxesfour-year term, and business tax collections are already projected to fall $150
Bryant signs bill to cut $415M in business and income taxes
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
four-year term, and business tax collections are already projected to fall $150 million from 2015 to 2017. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, has promised a comprehensive tax study before the large tax cuts begin in 2018, and Reeves has said... Read more
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Island Packet
Bryant signs bill to cut $415M in business and income taxesfour-year term, and business tax collections are already projected to fall $150
Bryant signs bill to cut $415M in business and income taxes
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
four-year term, and business tax collections are already projected to fall $150 million from 2015 to 2017. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, has promised a comprehensive tax study before the large tax cuts begin in 2018, and Reeves has said... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Governor signs tax cut into law despite recent budget cutsfiscal year, which begins July 1. Its enactment is delayed until the budget ye
Governor signs tax cut into law despite recent budget cuts
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
fiscal year, which begins July 1. Its enactment is delayed until the budget year beginning July 1, 2017. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, said the delay is to give time for he and Reeves to form a special committee to look at the overall... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Baria: Militaristic GOP leadership gutted state budgetProposition 42, despite its failure to pass. However, the 2016 session quickly
Baria: Militaristic GOP leadership gutted state budget
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
Proposition 42, despite its failure to pass. However, the 2016 session quickly devolved into partisan deadlock when Speaker Philip Gunn was seen as abetting Gov. Phil Bryant’s takeover of the Jackson airport — not by any stretch the most important... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Bryant signs budget bill, admits possible issues latersaid. One problem the bill already has created is a $56.8 million shortfall fo
Bryant signs budget bill, admits possible issues later
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
said. One problem the bill already has created is a $56.8 million shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year. House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who presides over the Senate, had to issue a joint statement Tuesday saying due “to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Legislator suggests enacting 'crazy' Jackson takeover lawof Jackson, he did not support the Capitol Complex Improvement District. Natha
Legislator suggests enacting 'crazy' Jackson takeover law
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
of Jackson, he did not support the Capitol Complex Improvement District. Nathan Wells, the assistant to House Speaker Philip Gunn, said the Capitol Complex Improvement is a "more reasonable approach for the city and state to work together,"... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Editorial: State bleeding money through office leasesLandmark Center — for $7.6 million — in downtown Jackson and pay to update the
Editorial: State bleeding money through office leases
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
Landmark Center — for $7.6 million — in downtown Jackson and pay to update the space for DFA. At the time, House Speaker Philip Gunn, who represents Clinton, said he did not use his position to influence the decision. But he is one of many... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
State finds $56.8M mistake in FY17 budgetthe state could collect during the coming budget year by more than $56 million.
State finds $56.8M mistake in FY17 budget
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year by more than $56 million. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn issued a joint statement that attributed the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
More budget turbulence: State short $59.8M for FY18double digits, have been ordered across nearly all state departments and agenci
More budget turbulence: State short $59.8M for FY18
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 13 days ago
double digits, have been ordered across nearly all state departments and agencies. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn set off the newest fiscal alarm Tuesday with a joint statement that a staff error overestimated revenues by $56.8... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Justices Consider Judiciary Role in Legislative Disputea Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House spea
Justices Consider Judiciary Role in Legislative Dispute
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 13 days ago
a Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House speaker. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Speaker Philip Gunn in March to try to block the speaker from using a rapid setting for a computer-generated voice that was reading... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budgetthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budget
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mental health cutting services amid budget woesthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Mental health cutting services amid budget woes
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 13 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budgetthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budget
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 14 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mental health cutting services amid budget woesthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Mental health cutting services amid budget woes
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 budgetthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Mississippi legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 budget
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
13 related stories
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Legislators Find $56.8 Million Mistakethe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Legislators Find $56.8 Million Mistake
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 14 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attributed the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
13 related stories
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budgetthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budget
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a “staff error.” It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
13 related stories
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budgetthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budget
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
13 related stories
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Mississippi Business Journal
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budgetIn a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attr
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budget
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 14 days ago
In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a “staff error.” It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion general fund. Republicans Reeves and Gunn say no immediate action... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budgetthe state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday,
Legislators find $56.8M mistake in FY17 Mississippi budget
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 14 days ago
the state could collect during the coming budget year. In a statement Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn attribute the $56.8 million shortfall to a "staff error." It is about a 1 percent mistake in a $5.8 billion... Read more
13 related stories
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Justices Considers Judiciary Role in Legislative Disputea Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House spea
Justices Considers Judiciary Role in Legislative Dispute
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 14 days ago
a Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House speaker. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Speaker Philip Gunn in March to try to block the speaker from using a rapid setting for a computer-generated voice that was reading... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lawsuit over speed of bill reading to be heard by Supreme Courtthe Legislature, the state’s highest court struck down Hinds County Circuit Jud
Lawsuit over speed of bill reading to be heard by Supreme Court
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
the Legislature, the state’s highest court struck down Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd’s order that House Speaker Philip Gunn slow down the speed bills were being readby a computer application. Kidd issued the order after freshman Rep.... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lawsuit filed to block enactment of HB1523Constitution. The U.S. Supreme Court approved same sex marriages as a constitu
Lawsuit filed to block enactment of HB1523
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Constitution. The U.S. Supreme Court approved same sex marriages as a constitutional right last summer. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, the author of the bill, was unavailable for comment, but House Judiciary B Chair Andy Gipson,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Justices mull role in legislative disputelawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House speaker. Freshma
Justices mull role in legislative dispute
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House speaker. Freshman Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Speaker Philip Gunn in March to try to block the speaker from using a rapid setting for a computer-generated voice that was reading... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Justices mull if judiciary has role in legislative disputea Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House spea
Justices mull if judiciary has role in legislative dispute
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
a Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House speaker. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Speaker Philip Gunn in March to try to block the speaker from using a rapid setting for a computer-generated voice that was reading... Read more
5 related stories
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Justices mull if judiciary has role in legislative disputea Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House spea
Justices mull if judiciary has role in legislative dispute
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 14 days ago
a Democratic lawmaker filed earlier this year against the Republican House speaker. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford sued Speaker Philip Gunn in March to try to block the speaker from using a rapid setting for a computer-generated voice that was reading... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Sizable bond bill survives, still faces scrutinybehalf of the Mississippi taxpayers for what the Legislature approves for bonds
Sizable bond bill survives, still faces scrutiny
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 16 days ago
behalf of the Mississippi taxpayers for what the Legislature approves for bonds,” Fitch wrote on April 20 to House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who presides over the Senate. “We will not rubber-stamp legislative bond bills. We will... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
PENDER: Lawmakers plan in-depth tax studyWithin a couple of weeks, House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves ar
PENDER: Lawmakers plan in-depth tax study
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
Within a couple of weeks, House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves are expected to announce committees to undertake a “comprehensive” review of Mississippi’s tax structure and budget and suggest changes. This is one of the best ideas to... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Gunn wants another evaluation of MDOT spendinggave MDOT passing grades on its spending efficiency. He nonetheless expects to
Gunn wants another evaluation of MDOT spending
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 19 days ago
gave MDOT passing grades on its spending efficiency. He nonetheless expects to be a member of the study group Speaker Philip Gunn has decided to appoint to review whether taxpayers are getting appropriate value for the dollars they put into... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Who gets a share of seized $1 million?will report its findings and recommendations by Dec. 1, to Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt
Who gets a share of seized $1 million?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
will report its findings and recommendations by Dec. 1, to Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, and the Chairman of the Judiciary "A" and Judiciary "B" Committees of the House and Senate. Eighty percent of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Pender: 2019 right around corner on political calendarsand name recognition. Will any upper-ticket incumbent Republicans — Secretary
Pender: 2019 right around corner on political calendars
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
and name recognition. Will any upper-ticket incumbent Republicans — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, House Speaker Philip Gunn — challenge him? At this point, I’d bet not, although that could change. More likely, any GOP primary challenge... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mitchell: Session among most shameful in state's historyto disclose parlaying “campaign donations” (aka cash from lobbyists) into incom
Mitchell: Session among most shameful in state's history
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
to disclose parlaying “campaign donations” (aka cash from lobbyists) into income (for cars, clothes, travel). Speaker Philip Gunn decreed a voice vote and quickly deemed the matter dead. If a mere 13 of the 122 members of the House had asked... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Charlie Mitchell: Angry bills and buddy bills dominate the 2016 sessionto disclose parlaying "campaign donations" (aka cash from lobbyists) into incom
Charlie Mitchell: Angry bills and buddy bills dominate the 2016 session
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
to disclose parlaying "campaign donations" (aka cash from lobbyists) into income (for cars, clothes, travel). Speaker Philip Gunn decreed a voice vote and quickly deemed the matter dead. If a mere 13 of the 122 members of the House had asked... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
2016 session a little of everything or nothingopposed. Those protests were more pronounced in the more rowdy and larger Hous
2016 session a little of everything or nothing
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 30 days ago
opposed. Those protests were more pronounced in the more rowdy and larger House and led to unprecedented steps by Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, to quell the uprising – even changing the rules of the House in the middle of the session. Despite... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
LEGISLATURE 2016 highlightsoff a bitter partisan, regional and racial battle in the Legislature mid-sessio
LEGISLATURE 2016 highlights
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 30 days ago
off a bitter partisan, regional and racial battle in the Legislature mid-session. Amid claims that Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn had reneged on a deal to kill the airport bill to end another partisan battle, the Legislative Black Caucus began... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Pender: The rule makers don’t need no stinking rulesstruck a blow for the corrosive influence of money in politics. House and Senat
Pender: The rule makers don’t need no stinking rules
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 30 days ago
struck a blow for the corrosive influence of money in politics. House and Senate negotiators — apparently including Speaker Philip Gunn — had worked for weeks to agree on some relatively mild campaign finance rules. The Senate had passed some strict... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
As session ends, talk turns to tax study– Within minutes of the 2016 session ending Thursday replete with the largest t
As session ends, talk turns to tax study
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 1 months ago
– Within minutes of the 2016 session ending Thursday replete with the largest tax cut in the state’s history, House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, committed to trying to pass comprehensive tax reform in the coming years. On the other side of the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
The Mississippi Legislature ends 2016 session ThursdayBaria said. The 2016 session likely will long be remembered for passage of Hou
The Mississippi Legislature ends 2016 session Thursday
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
Baria said. The 2016 session likely will long be remembered for passage of House Bill 1523, authored by House Speaker Philip Gunn. The bill, which drew national publicity and criticism, includes a measure that gives businesses the right to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthyPhil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood, to scrutinize projects individually.
Treasurer says borrowing too high, some projects unworthy
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood, to scrutinize projects individually. Fitch wrote the letter to House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves saying some projects should be rejected. All three are Republicans. "My staff and I... Read more

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