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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Reeves questions cuts made by agenciesamong the agency directors to appear Tuesday at the state Capitol before workin
Reeves questions cuts made by agencies
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
among the agency directors to appear Tuesday at the state Capitol before working groups created by Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn. The groups were formed to look at the state’s spending and taxing policies and make recommendations to the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Lawmakers grill health directors as they seek savingsand Tuesday, looking for ways to overhaul state government and cut spending. Th
Lawmakers grill health directors as they seek savings
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
and Tuesday, looking for ways to overhaul state government and cut spending. The panels — an idea promoted by House Speaker Philip Gunn — are expected to recommend "comprehensive reform" of state taxing and spending to the full Legislature next... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDOC understaffed, official saysmain state corrections institutions, including the maximum security Mississippi
MDOC understaffed, official says
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
main state corrections institutions, including the maximum security Mississippi State Prison at Parchman. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, asked Fisher to provide him with a list of unusable MDOC buildings and what should be done with them.... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Capitol View webcast: Working groups get to workwork this week on closely studying the state’s tax structure and agency spendin
Capitol View webcast: Working groups get to work
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
work this week on closely studying the state’s tax structure and agency spending. The groups were formed by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who recently presented a chart about Department of Transportation appropriations that... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Medicaid expansion supporters see little momentumHealth Services. The Republican leaders in Mississippi, being led by Gov. Phil
Medicaid expansion supporters see little momentum
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Health Services. The Republican leaders in Mississippi, being led by Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker Philip Gunn, have been adamant in their opposition. Association silent During most of the debate, the State Medical... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Legislative working groups delve into education issuesGlenn Boyce gave legislators that statistic Monday during a meeting of the work
Legislative working groups delve into education issues
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Glenn Boyce gave legislators that statistic Monday during a meeting of the working groups formed by House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who presides over the Senate, to look at the state’s spending and taxing... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Lawmakers look at buildings, bureaucracyfrom acupuncture to veterans affairs. "I understand the state owns $15 billion
Lawmakers look at buildings, bureaucracy
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
from acupuncture to veterans affairs. "I understand the state owns $15 billion worth of property," said House Speaker Philip Gunn. "How much are we using, how much are we not using and do we need that much? Can we divest ourselves of some of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDOT losing experienced engineersthe private sector where they are being paid up to $150,000 a year. McGrath was
MDOT losing experienced engineers
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
the private sector where they are being paid up to $150,000 a year. McGrath was responding to questions from House Speaker Philip Gunn about whether MDOT is hiring consultants or contracting out certain work in the roadway and bridge... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Unprepared high school grads costs taxpayers, parentshelping unprepared high school graduates get up to speed for college. "Why are
Unprepared high school grads costs taxpayers, parents
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
helping unprepared high school graduates get up to speed for college. "Why are they not ready for college?" House Speaker Philip Gunn asked Institutions of Higher Learning Commissioner Glenn Boyce on Monday. "They've been admitted to college. Why... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
‘Deep dive’ on state agencies complexthe initial meeting of a number of working groups formed by Reeves, the Senate’
‘Deep dive’ on state agencies complex
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
the initial meeting of a number of working groups formed by Reeves, the Senate’s presiding officer, and House Speaker Philip Gunn to look at agency spending and the state’s tax structure. The working groups’ actual work will begin this week... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MSU president points out funding woes, importance of higher edan in-depth look at the university’s funding that will be done in the coming mo
MSU president points out funding woes, importance of higher ed
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
an in-depth look at the university’s funding that will be done in the coming months by “working groups” formed by Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to look at the state’s spending and tax structure. “We relish the opportunity to show... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
3OYS investigation reveals no oversight for public record storage statewideindicate that. We received the letter after asking for texts from six Metro ci
3OYS investigation reveals no oversight for public record storage statewide
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
indicate that. We received the letter after asking for texts from six Metro cities and three state leaders. House Speaker Philip Gunn told us he could not disclose the records we requested for three reasons: In essence, he basically admitted that... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
3OYS investigation reveals no oversight for public record storage statewideindicate that. We received the letter after asking for texts from six Metro ci
3OYS investigation reveals no oversight for public record storage statewide
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
indicate that. We received the letter after asking for texts from six Metro cities and three state leaders. House Speaker Philip Gunn told us he could not disclose the records we requested for three reasons: In essence, he basically admitted that... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Governor criticizes education agency on after-school moneyconsistent with their current gender identity. The board reversed that decision
Governor criticizes education agency on after-school money
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
consistent with their current gender identity. The board reversed that decision. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn said the problem could be examined as part of a legislative spending review. "This is an example of agency... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hood v Reeves 2019 creates political buzzappears to be eyeing the lieutenant governor post and Treasurer Lynn Fitch the
Hood v Reeves 2019 creates political buzz
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
appears to be eyeing the lieutenant governor post and Treasurer Lynn Fitch the attorney general seat. House Speaker Philip Gunn hasn’t shown any overt 2019 gubernatorial aspirations nor have other obvious potential candidates. But that... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
3 On Your Side Investigates: What are they texting?excludes them from having to provide anything. That might explain why we reque
3 On Your Side Investigates: What are they texting?
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
excludes them from having to provide anything. That might explain why we requested a month's worth of text messages from Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, and only the governor decided to volunteer his mes... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
How much did lawmakers make?L. Jackson, $53,718 Sampson Jackson II, $53,411 Willie Simmons, $51,492 Bill
How much did lawmakers make?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
L. Jackson, $53,718 Sampson Jackson II, $53,411 Willie Simmons, $51,492 Bill Stone, $51,582 House Speaker Philip Gunn was paid a total of $40,165 and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves $82,474. Total House spending on pay and reimbursement for... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State struggles with internet taxesowed the state through the 7 percent use tax. Last week during the initial mee
State struggles with internet taxes
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 18 days ago
owed the state through the 7 percent use tax. Last week during the initial meeting of a “working group” formed by Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to look at the state’s tax structure and make recommendations for changes, Rep. Trey... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Other Editors: Mississippi House Speaker Philip GunnSpeaking last week at the Neshoba County Fair, Mississippi House Speaker Philip
Other Editors: Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Speaking last week at the Neshoba County Fair, Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn said that Republicans' push this year for a religious freedom law that condoned discrimination against same-sex couples was based on principle, not politics. "We... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Flag issue no show at Neshoba County Fairover the two-days at the fair, at least two prominent ones have voiced support
Flag issue no show at Neshoba County Fair
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 22 days ago
over the two-days at the fair, at least two prominent ones have voiced support for changing the flag – state House Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Tupelo. Neither mentioned the flag during their speeches last week,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Judge keeps block on religious objection law during appealGOP-dominated political establishment continues to defend the law -- Bryant, Lt
Judge keeps block on religious objection law during appeal
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
GOP-dominated political establishment continues to defend the law -- Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, all Republicans, supported HB 1523 in speeches last week. The law's opponents had asked Reeves to leave his... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Legislative leaders call for shift to user-based taxesincome taxes and toward charging people based on their use of government servic
Legislative leaders call for shift to user-based taxes
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
income taxes and toward charging people based on their use of government services. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, both Republicans, have appointed one joint House-Senate committee to review taxes and 10 joint committees to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Daily Reads for Tuesday, Aug. 2House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves say they want to see Mississ
Daily Reads for Tuesday, Aug. 2
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves say they want to see Mississippi’s taxes shift from income-based to user-fee and also want more intensive legislative scrutiny of state government spending. The two leaders on Monday presided over... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Legislative panels looking at taxes, spending begin workBy Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – House Speaker Philip
Legislative panels looking at taxes, spending begin work
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – House Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday he “would like to see an overall reduction in taxes” as result of legislative working groups formed to study and make recommendations on how the state... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Judge keeps block on religious law during appealGOP-dominated political establishment continues to defend the law — Bryant, Lt.
Judge keeps block on religious law during appeal
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
GOP-dominated political establishment continues to defend the law — Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, all Republicans, supported HB 1523 in speeches last week. The law’s opponents had asked Reeves to leave his... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Judge keeps block on religious objection law during appealGOP-dominated political establishment continues to defend the law – Bryant, Lt.
Judge keeps block on religious objection law during appeal
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
GOP-dominated political establishment continues to defend the law – Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, all Republicans, supported HB 1523 in speeches last week. The law’s opponents had asked Reeves to leave his... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Special panels tackle taxes, budgetHouse Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves say they want to see Mississ
Special panels tackle taxes, budget
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves say they want to see Mississippi’s taxes shift from income-based to user-fee and also want more intensive legislative scrutiny of state government spending. The two leaders on Monday presided over... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Capitol View webcast: Wrapping up the Neshoba County Fairweek, and Bobby Harrison hits the highlights on this week’s episode. He discuss
Capitol View webcast: Wrapping up the Neshoba County Fair
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
week, and Bobby Harrison hits the highlights on this week’s episode. He discusses appearances by Gov. Phil Bryant, House Speaker Philip Gunn, and Attorney General Jim Hood. Plus, Bobby notes that the state flag issue was a no-show at the annual eve... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Legislative leaders call for shift to user-based taxesincome taxes and toward charging people based on their use of government servic
Legislative leaders call for shift to user-based taxes
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
income taxes and toward charging people based on their use of government services. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, both Republicans, have appointed one committee to review taxes and 10 committees to review spending by various... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Legislative leaders call for shift to user-based taxesincome taxes and toward charging people based on their use of government servic
Legislative leaders call for shift to user-based taxes
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 23 days ago
income taxes and toward charging people based on their use of government services. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, both Republicans, have appointed one committee to review taxes and 10 committees to review spending by various... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Analysis: Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget reviewto review taxes and spending kicks off this week, it's still unclear what resul
Analysis: Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget review
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
to review taxes and spending kicks off this week, it's still unclear what results the effort might produce. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves have made comments about shifting from taxing income to taxing... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget reviewto review taxes and spending kicks off this week, it’s still unclear what resul
Income tax and roads loom in tax and budget review
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
to review taxes and spending kicks off this week, it’s still unclear what results the effort might produce. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves have made comments about shifting from taxing income to taxing... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Taxes, roads loom in Miss. budget reviewto review taxes and spending kicks off this week, it’s still unclear what resul
Taxes, roads loom in Miss. budget review
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 24 days ago
to review taxes and spending kicks off this week, it’s still unclear what results the effort might produce. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves have made comments about shifting from taxing income to taxing... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Pender: Gov. laments liberal media, Gunn relents on Dems, Reeves yells, Hood floats a lotterythat presidential candidate Donald Trump will make another appearance in Missis
Pender: Gov. laments liberal media, Gunn relents on Dems, Reeves yells, Hood floats a lottery
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 25 days ago
that presidential candidate Donald Trump will make another appearance in Mississippi in late August. House Speaker Philip Gunn was probably relieved there were no “Keep the Flag/Change the Speaker” signs waving this year. He appeared to... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Flag issue no show at Neshoba County Fairover the two-days at the fair, at least two prominent ones have voiced support
Flag issue no show at Neshoba County Fair
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 26 days ago
over the two-days at the fair, at least two prominent ones have voiced support for changing the flag – state House Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Tupelo. Neither mentioned the flag during their speeches last week,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections lawupon convictions. We don't need a poll to tell us that we need to fight for you
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections law
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
upon convictions. We don't need a poll to tell us that we need to fight for your religious liberty," said House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. Bryant and Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair, where U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker called on Republicans... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections law in Miss.upon convictions. We don't need a poll to tell us that we need to fight for you
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections law in Miss.
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 27 days ago
upon convictions. We don't need a poll to tell us that we need to fight for your religious liberty," said House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton. Bryant and Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair, where U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker called on Republicans... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections law at Neshobatransgender people, or anyone engaging in sex outside marriage. The comments b
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections law at Neshoba
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
transgender people, or anyone engaging in sex outside marriage. The comments by Gov. Phil Bryant and House Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton, both Republicans, came Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair. Bryant wants people to recognize more of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections law at Neshobatransgender people, or anyone engaging in sex outside marriage. The comments b
Bryant and Gunn defend religious objections law at Neshoba
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
transgender people, or anyone engaging in sex outside marriage. The comments by Gov. Phil Bryant and House Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton, both Republicans, came Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair. Bryant wants people to recognize more of... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Governor says Mississippi not getting credit it deservesinto effect on July 1. “We are simply trying to carry out the will of the peop
Governor says Mississippi not getting credit it deserves
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
into effect on July 1. “We are simply trying to carry out the will of the people of Mississippi,” he said. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, told the fairgoers that he and other House leaders would continue to support such legislation. “We... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Reeves, Hood square off at Neshobathe next election." Fair political stumping continues Thursday, including spee
Reeves, Hood square off at Neshoba
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 28 days ago
the next election." Fair political stumping continues Thursday, including speeches from Gov. Phil Bryant and House Speaker Philip Gunn. Some notable quotes and statements from other politicians speaking at the 127th Neshoba Fair on Wednesday: Rep.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
How 'religious freedom' turned into sex, gender debatewhich both laws were introduced in the House, said the Legislature spent roughl
How 'religious freedom' turned into sex, gender debate
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 30 days ago
which both laws were introduced in the House, said the Legislature spent roughly a year working on HB 1523, which Speaker Philip Gunn authored. In 2014, there was no U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, so there was no need to... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Supreme Court justice suggests legislating away 'demon chipmunk'within the state Capitol. The “demon chipmunk” is the term that has been used
Supreme Court justice suggests legislating away 'demon chipmunk'
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 1 months ago
within the state Capitol. The “demon chipmunk” is the term that has been used to describe the speed at which Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, sets a computer reading application to read bills in the Mississippi House. Section 59 of the 1890s... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Other Editors: State's road and bridge maintenance plan still in playa plan for a $375 million per year program, but it never left the driveway in t
Other Editors: State's road and bridge maintenance plan still in play
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
a plan for a $375 million per year program, but it never left the driveway in the 2016 legislative session. Speaker Philip Gunn, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Gov. Phil Bryant didn't put their mark on the plan. Without that endorsement, the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Leaders want to turn back the creep of bureaucracyought to do, or is there a way to do it more efficiently and cheaper?” said Nat
Leaders want to turn back the creep of bureaucracy
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
ought to do, or is there a way to do it more efficiently and cheaper?” said Nathan Wells, chief of staff for House Speaker Philip Gunn. “Those are some of the things (the new committee) will be looking at … The bottom line is, everything’s on the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Megan Mullen: RNC delegate experience 'surreal'for the state’s Republican delegation, which included U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, U
Megan Mullen: RNC delegate experience 'surreal'
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
for the state’s Republican delegation, which included U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, House Speaker Philip Gunn and Treasurer Lynn Fitch. “Since I was eight years old, I can remember seeing the role call of the states. To be... Read more

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