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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 20 hours 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 4 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 5 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 9 days 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 10 days 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 10 days 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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The Clarion-Ledger
House kills campaign finance reformChairman Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, made the motion to recommit the bill, saying i
House kills campaign finance reform
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
Chairman Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, made the motion to recommit the bill, saying it had multiple fatal flaws. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, allowed the motion to pass on a voice vote only, meaning no votes for or against were... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Legislature slashes budgets, ponders taxes, borrowingnight Sunday on a $6 billion state budget, passing major cuts to most agencies
Legislature slashes budgets, ponders taxes, borrowing
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
night Sunday on a $6 billion state budget, passing major cuts to most agencies as Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn and their lieutenants continued back-room haggling over cutting taxes and borrowing. The budget work is expected... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lawmakers reach budget deal; questions remain about tax cutsWays and Means Chairman Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, with what appeared to be strong
Lawmakers reach budget deal; questions remain about tax cuts
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Ways and Means Chairman Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, with what appeared to be strong input for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker Philip Gunn, still were trying to reach agreement on a tax cut proposal. Late Saturday night the negotiators agreed to file... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
House, Senate leaders have budget framework in place, still questions about tax cutsand Ways and Means Chair Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, with what appeared to be stron
House, Senate leaders have budget framework in place, still questions about tax cuts
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
and Ways and Means Chair Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, with what appeared to be strong input for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker Philip Gunn, still were trying to reach agreement on a tax cut proposal. Saturday afternoon Fillingane said a tax cut still... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Legislature: MAEP level; most other agencies choppedother agencies. Despite this grim outlook on the appropriations side of the le
Legislature: MAEP level; most other agencies chopped
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
other agencies. Despite this grim outlook on the appropriations side of the ledger, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn and their lieutenants continued to negotiate on tax cuts, and how they could be phased in without crippling the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Historic tax credit renewal likely for MississippiJohn C. Stennis Institute of Government prepared an analysis of the program’s e
Historic tax credit renewal likely for Mississippi
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
John C. Stennis Institute of Government prepared an analysis of the program’s economic benefits at the request of Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. Researchers concluded that tax-credit-related development over a nine-year period spurred 5,573... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Legislative leaders search for fundsfiscal year by $102 million. The 14-member Legislative Budget Committee, which
Legislative leaders search for funds
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
fiscal year by $102 million. The 14-member Legislative Budget Committee, which includes Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker Philip Gunn, reduced the estimate Friday based on the recommendations of the state’s financial experts in large part because... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
NRA: Big win for gun rights in Mississippithis new law strengthens that,” Cox said. “The NRA would like to thank Governor
NRA: Big win for gun rights in Mississippi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
this new law strengthens that,” Cox said. “The NRA would like to thank Governor Phil Bryant, legislative leaders Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, bill author Rep. Andy Gipson and Senate Judiciary A chairman Sen. Sean Tindell for... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Planned Parenthood: Six men shouldn't decide fundingthey may vote to defund," the statement said. Burton said he believes Lt. Gov.
Planned Parenthood: Six men shouldn't decide funding
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
they may vote to defund," the statement said. Burton said he believes Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn appointed legislators who will do the best thing for the state without regard for gender. "This, for me, is an... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Salter: Appointing school chiefs helps remove politicsbe any different? Thankfully, with a united front of support from Bryant, Lt.
Salter: Appointing school chiefs helps remove politics
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
be any different? Thankfully, with a united front of support from Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, the Mississippi Legislature was in a position during this session to finally act on this archaic practice. All... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Dems seek to undo Miss. LGBT law, but likely to failsupport the "Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act." Karriem said the r
Dems seek to undo Miss. LGBT law, but likely to fail
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
support the "Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act." Karriem said the resolution requests that Speaker of the House Philip Gunn suspend the rules, and ultimately, allow a vote to repeal HB 1523. "I think it's a very bad piece of legislation... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Legislators leading HB 1523 repeal efforthe would even bring Hughes’ proposal up for consideration if it is assigned to
Legislators leading HB 1523 repeal effort
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 18 days ago
he would even bring Hughes’ proposal up for consideration if it is assigned to his committee – as expected – by Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. If Hughes’ proposal was passed out of the Rules Committee, it then would take a two-thirds vote of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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USA Today
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
USA Today / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
KING5 Seattle / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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First Coast News
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
First Coast News / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
KTVB Boise / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Miss. lawmakers call for repeal of religious objection bill
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB 1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House on Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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The Columbian
Dems seek to undo Mississippi LGBT law, but likely to failhas spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation.” The b
Dems seek to undo Mississippi LGBT law, but likely to fail
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
has spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation.” The bill’s main sponsor is House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. The final version of the bill passed the Senate 32-17 and the House 69-44. A two-thirds margin to... Read more
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ABC News
Dems Seek to Undo Mississippi LGBT Law, but Likely to Failhas spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation." The b
Dems Seek to Undo Mississippi LGBT Law, but Likely to Fail
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
has spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation." The bill's main sponsor is House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. The final version of the bill passed the Senate 32-17 and the House 69-44. A two-thirds margin to... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Dems seek to undo Mississippi anti-gay law, but likely to failhas spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation.” The b
Dems seek to undo Mississippi anti-gay law, but likely to fail
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 19 days ago
has spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation.” The bill’s main sponsor is House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. The final version of the bill passed the Senate 32-17 and the House 69-44. A two-thirds margin to... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Dems seek to undo Mississippi LGBT law but likely to failhas spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation." The b
Dems seek to undo Mississippi LGBT law but likely to fail
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
has spoken more than once against that particular piece of legislation." The bill's main sponsor is House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. The final version of the bill passed the Senate 32-17 and the House 69-44. A two-thirds margin to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Do-over unlikely for anti-gay billresolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Reco
Do-over unlikely for anti-gay bill
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 19 days ago
resolution for the House to consider "The Mississippi Economic and Tourism Recovery Act" to repeal HB1523. Speaker Philip Gunn, who was not in the House Tuesday morning, would likely route the resolution to the Rules Committee. Rules... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Charlie Mitchell: New law does nothing, but hurt stateto do nothing? Seriously. After Gov. Phil Bryant signed the Religious Liberty
Charlie Mitchell: New law does nothing, but hurt state
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 19 days ago
to do nothing? Seriously. After Gov. Phil Bryant signed the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act last week, House Speaker Philip Gunn began his statement praising the governor’s “courage.” As he continued, Gunn begged people to read the act and... Read more
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examiner.com
Repeal to overturn Mississippi HB1523 to be filedInternational, Levi Strauss and Whole Foods signed an open letter to Bryant, Lt
Repeal to overturn Mississippi HB1523 to be filed
examiner.com / Posted 19 days ago
International, Levi Strauss and Whole Foods signed an open letter to Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Rep. Philip Gunn asking that the bill be repealed. “This resolution is in direct response to the local and national negative... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Charlie Mitchell: Mississippians will suffer from legislative hissy fitto do nothing? Seriously. After Gov. Phil Bryant signed the Religious Liberty
Charlie Mitchell: Mississippians will suffer from legislative hissy fit
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
to do nothing? Seriously. After Gov. Phil Bryant signed the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act last week, House Speaker Philip Gunn began his statement praising the governor's "courage." As he continued, Gunn begged people to read the act and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Pender: Leaders focus on gay weddings, not jobs, educationbe an albatross in future economic development endeavors and may well become Br
Pender: Leaders focus on gay weddings, not jobs, education
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
be an albatross in future economic development endeavors and may well become Bryant’s legacy as governor. House Speaker Philip Gunn wrote the bill, but as the state’s head cheerleader and business negotiator, Bryant has to live with it. The... Read more
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