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The Clarion-Ledger
Upon further review, 'ree-form' panels appear worthwhileThe announcement months back by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Ree
Upon further review, 'ree-form' panels appear worthwhile
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
The announcement months back by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves that they were forming special legislative “working groups” to study the state budget and taxes and propose reform was met with a good deal of skepticism and... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Telemedicine legislation to be revisitedsailing through the House. The board withdrew the rules it had submitted to the
Telemedicine legislation to be revisited
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
sailing through the House. The board withdrew the rules it had submitted to the Secretary of State. Speaker of the House Philip Gunn requested in a letter dated May 2, 2016 to Dr. Virginia Crawford, then interim executive director of the board... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Charlie Mitchell: PEER's mission not a priority for Lt. Gov. Reeves?The most recent one is dated last December. This year is the first year of a n
Charlie Mitchell: PEER's mission not a priority for Lt. Gov. Reeves?
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
The most recent one is dated last December. This year is the first year of a new legislative term and House Speaker Philip Gunn made his appointments back in April. Reeves was not available last week, but The Clarion-Ledger reported that a... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi watchdog agency awaiting Lt. Gov. appointmentsterm of a new administration. PEER would begin meeting about once a month after
Mississippi watchdog agency awaiting Lt. Gov. appointments
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
term of a new administration. PEER would begin meeting about once a month after the session ends. House Speaker Philip Gunn made his appointments in April. Reeves' spokeswoman Laura Hipp said in a statement that Reeves is expected to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi watchdog agency awaiting Lt. Gov. appointmentsterm of a new administration. PEER would begin meeting about once a month after
Mississippi watchdog agency awaiting Lt. Gov. appointments
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
term of a new administration. PEER would begin meeting about once a month after the session ends. House Speaker Philip Gunn made his appointments in April. Reeves' spokeswoman Laura Hipp said in a statement that Reeves is expected to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Watchdog committee on hold, awaits Lt. Gov. appointmentsterm of a new administration, and PEER would begin meeting about once a month a
Watchdog committee on hold, awaits Lt. Gov. appointments
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
term of a new administration, and PEER would begin meeting about once a month after the session ends. House Speaker Philip Gunn made his appointments to PEER in April. But Reeves has yet to make his. Reeves was out of state on Tuesday. His... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Working groups look for where to save money, hear about needsworking groups were formed earlier this summer by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who pre
Working groups look for where to save money, hear about needs
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
working groups were formed earlier this summer by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who presides over the Senate, and House Speaker Philip Gunn to look at the state’s spending and taxing policies and make recommendations to the Legislature for possible... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
BILL CRAWFORD: Are big money tax policies best for Mississippi?taxes. At the Tax Foundation Kaeding’s focus is making state tax codes more fav
BILL CRAWFORD: Are big money tax policies best for Mississippi?
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 14 days ago
taxes. At the Tax Foundation Kaeding’s focus is making state tax codes more favorable to businesses. Speaker of the House Philip Gunn applauded Kaeding: “I think you have confirmed and affirmed many of the decisions we’ve made,” the Clarion-Ledger... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Speaker questions division of work force for community collegeson Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackso
Speaker questions division of work force for community colleges
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 16 days ago
on Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, told the executive director of the Mississippi Community College Board that perhaps the 15 community... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Tax and budget groups? Been there, done thatNicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Founda
Tax and budget groups? Been there, done that
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Nicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Foundation. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, both Republicans, praised Kaeding after she affirmed their belief that trimming corporate taxes could help boost... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mental Health faces large turnovermore with less stressful work,” Bailey said Wednesday to members of the legisla
Mental Health faces large turnover
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 17 days ago
more with less stressful work,” Bailey said Wednesday to members of the legislative working groups formed by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to look at the state’s taxing and spending policies. During meetings, which will go on... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Bryant orders more budget cutskind of growth over such a short period of time is simply unsustainable," Bryan
Bryant orders more budget cuts
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
kind of growth over such a short period of time is simply unsustainable," Bryant said, and noted that House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves have created special budget and tax panels to look for ways to cut spending or reform... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Bryant: $56 million cut from 2017 budget after accounting errormay be required later,” said Bryant in a letter to State Fiscal Officer Laura J
Bryant: $56 million cut from 2017 budget after accounting error
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 18 days ago
may be required later,” said Bryant in a letter to State Fiscal Officer Laura Jackson. Bryant said a panel led by Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has been formed to address what he calls “unsustainable” general fund spending. “It is... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Analysis: Tax and budget groups? Been there, done thatNicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Founda
Analysis: Tax and budget groups? Been there, done that
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Nicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Foundation. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, both Republicans, praised Kaeding after she affirmed their belief that trimming corporate taxes could help boost... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Budget Committee on decline with creation of 'working groups'play second fiddle to the “working groups” composed by Lt. Gov Tate Reeves, who
Budget Committee on decline with creation of 'working groups'
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 19 days ago
play second fiddle to the “working groups” composed by Lt. Gov Tate Reeves, who presides over the Senate, and House Speaker Philip Gunn. The working groups, also composed of legislators from both chambers, are studying the state’s spending and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Tax, budget groups? Been there, done thatNicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Founda
Tax, budget groups? Been there, done that
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
Nicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Foundation. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, both Republicans, praised Kaeding after she affirmed their belief that trimming corporate taxes could help boost... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tax and budget groups? Been there, done thatNicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Founda
Tax and budget groups? Been there, done that
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Nicole Kaeding, an economist with a Washington think tank called the Tax Foundation. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, both Republicans, praised Kaeding after she affirmed their belief that trimming corporate taxes could help boost... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Sales tax holidays come under some criticismBy Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Mississippi legislat
Sales tax holidays come under some criticism
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 21 days ago
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Mississippi legislators, including Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, fresh off of promoting back-to-back months of sales tax holidays, have been told by an economist that those... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Lawmakers are talking about talking about road fundingsoon. At the first full meeting of a new joint legislative committee looking t
Lawmakers are talking about talking about road funding
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
soon. At the first full meeting of a new joint legislative committee looking to overhaul the state’s taxes, House Speaker Philip Gunn said, “We are working to address that,” when asked about road funding. Is there an option besides a tax... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Legislators told state has low tax rate, still look to improvetax burden is among the lowest in the nation, legislators were told Thursday.
Legislators told state has low tax rate, still look to improve
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
tax burden is among the lowest in the nation, legislators were told Thursday. The working group formed by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who presides over the Senate, was told that 8.6 percent of Mississippians’ income goes... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Economist: Phasing in tax changes better than sudden shift; Kansas used as examplethe year that ended June 30, and many Democratic legislators have said tax cuts
Economist: Phasing in tax changes better than sudden shift; Kansas used as example
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
the year that ended June 30, and many Democratic legislators have said tax cuts are a bad idea. Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, however, have defended the tax cuts and they appointed groups of legislators to examine state taxes and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Can politics be avoided in tax-reform work?House Speaker Philip Gunn on Thursday said he wants to put politics aside as sp
Can politics be avoided in tax-reform work?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 24 days ago
House Speaker Philip Gunn on Thursday said he wants to put politics aside as special panels of lawmakers look for ways to overhaul the state’s tax policies and spending. But that’s a tall, perhaps impossible order. Mississippi taxes and government... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Costs grow faster for states lacking Medicaid expansionwas spoken of possible Medicaid expansion recently during meetings of legislati
Costs grow faster for states lacking Medicaid expansion
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 24 days ago
was spoken of possible Medicaid expansion recently during meetings of legislative working groups formed by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to look at state’s revenue collections and expenditure. Instead, the focus of the... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Veteran lawmaker Read named Appropriations chairmanHouse Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, has turned to the Gulf Coast to fill the
Veteran lawmaker Read named Appropriations chairman
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 26 days ago
House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, has turned to the Gulf Coast to fill the Appropriations Committee chairman vacancy, naming veteran lawmaker John Read, R-Gautier, to the influential post. “John has more experience and knowledge of the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Veteran lawmaker Read named Appropriations chairmanBy Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – House Speaker Philip
Veteran lawmaker Read named Appropriations chairman
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, has turned to the Gulf Coast to fill the Appropriations Committee chairman vacancy, naming veteran lawmaker John Read, R-Gautier, to the influential... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Speaker names Read to lead House Appropriations CommitteeMiss. (AP) - A Jackson County representative will lead Mississippi's House Appr
Speaker names Read to lead House Appropriations Committee
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
Miss. (AP) - A Jackson County representative will lead Mississippi's House Appropriations Committee. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, said Monday that he was naming Rep. John Read, R-Gautier, to lead the House panel that writes the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Read appointed Appropriations chairman in LegislatureHouse Speaker Philip Gunn has appointed longtime state Rep. John Read, R-Gautie
Read appointed Appropriations chairman in Legislature
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
House Speaker Philip Gunn has appointed longtime state Rep. John Read, R-Gautier, as House Appropriations chairman, one of the top spots in the Legislature. Appropriations controls "the purse strings," or spending legislation. Read is replacing Rep.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDOC sees unexpected rise in inmate numbersthe state $266 million in prison costs over the next 10 years. Last week, in r
MDOC sees unexpected rise in inmate numbers
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
the state $266 million in prison costs over the next 10 years. Last week, in response to a question from House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, about any program he considers ineffective, Fisher named technical violation centers. MDOC... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Speaker names Read to lead House Appropriations CommitteeMiss. (AP) - A Jackson County representative will lead Mississippi's House Appr
Speaker names Read to lead House Appropriations Committee
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
Miss. (AP) - A Jackson County representative will lead Mississippi's House Appropriations Committee. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, said Monday that he was naming Rep. John Read, R-Gautier, to lead the House panel that writes the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Costs grow faster for states lacking Medicaid expansionwas spoken of possible Medicaid expansion recently during meetings of legislati
Costs grow faster for states lacking Medicaid expansion
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
was spoken of possible Medicaid expansion recently during meetings of legislative working groups formed by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov, Tate Reeves to look at state’s revenue collections and expenditure. Instead, the focus of the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Finding ways to curb Medicaid growth may be toughest taskin state spending than the budget for the Division of Medicaid. The “working g
Finding ways to curb Medicaid growth may be toughest task
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 28 days ago
in state spending than the budget for the Division of Medicaid. The “working groups” formed by Lt. Gov. and House Speaker Philip Gunn to look at state spending issues recently took the first step in dealing with the federal-state Medicaid... Read more

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