Senate Conservative Coalition Policy Chairman Michael Watson criticizes bias at Daily Journal over Common Core


The Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition today released a copy of a Letter to the Editor sent to Daily Journal Editor Lloyd Gray by Senator Michael Watson. In the letter, Watson strongly condemns the Daily Journal’s biased reporting on Common Core, specifically questioning a recent report by Daily Journal writer Chris Kieffer. READ HERE Kieffer writes … Continue reading Senate Conservative Coalition Policy Chairman Michael Watson criticizes bias at Daily Journal over Common Core

WILSON: President Make Believe


BY: Cory T. Wilson @CoryWilsonMS In case you have been on vacation, or if you are one of those "low information" voters, here is a bulletin: your government is out of control. Of course, that is not what President Make-Believe and his lackeys would have you to believe. Obama finds out about all his Administration's … Continue reading WILSON: President Make Believe

Managing Editor Keith Plunkett to be on The JT Show Tuesday at noon to discuss latest in the Medicaid fight.


Mississippi PEP's Managing Editor Keith Plunkett will be on the JT Show at noon Tuesday to discuss the latest developments in the Medicaid expansion versus reauthorization debate. Listen in or find your local station HERE. To learn more by reading Mississippi PEP's many articles on the subject of Medicaid, go to our latest Newsletter. Newsletter: The … Continue reading Managing Editor Keith Plunkett to be on The JT Show Tuesday at noon to discuss latest in the Medicaid fight.

Advocates on statewide tour to push for Medicaid expansion.


Mississippi Health Care Access, a coalition that includes medical providers, religious groups and others interested in the state’s health care issues, will host a public hearing Thursday night in Tupelo on Medicaid expansion. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Link Centre on West Main in Tupelo. A similar meeting will be … Continue reading Advocates on statewide tour to push for Medicaid expansion.

Coalition tours the state to push disproved theories of Medicaid expansion.


According to the (Mississippi Health Care Access) Coalition’s studies presented at Saturday’s forum (in Hattiesburg), if the state expands its Medicaid program more than 9,000 new jobs will be created in Mississippi by 2020, and the state will save money by reducing the amount of money it spends on emergency room care for the uninsured. … Continue reading Coalition tours the state to push disproved theories of Medicaid expansion.

Previously suspected ricin mailer Kevin Curtis’ Attorney says charges have been dropped.


This story has had so many twists and turns of late they are difficult to keep track of. Everett Dutschke, a former candidate for House District 16 in 2007 who ran against Steve Holland, and apparently caused a ruckus in Verona a few years ago, was implicated yesterday. His house was searched today. Then they … Continue reading Previously suspected ricin mailer Kevin Curtis’ Attorney says charges have been dropped.

Letter sent to Roger Wicker tests positive for ricin.


An envelope sent to an office of Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) included a substance that has tested positive for Ricin, two sources say. It was not immediately clear when the envelope was received or whether it was sent to his Washington, D.C., office or a field office. via Politico Related articles 15 GOP senators call … Continue reading Letter sent to Roger Wicker tests positive for ricin.

Plunkett: DSH payments will never be cut. Dems should vote to reauthorize Medicaid now.


BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett With one single decision President Barack Obama pulled the rug out from under any moves by Mississippi Democrats to expand Medicaid in Mississippi. In fact, he pulled the rug out from under the supporters of expansion in all the states who have yet to decide to expand the program. He … Continue reading Plunkett: DSH payments will never be cut. Dems should vote to reauthorize Medicaid now.

Lawmaker discussion shows divide on Medicaid expansion.


Democratic Sen. David Blount, of Jackson, said adding an estimated 300,000 people to Medicaid -- most of them working poor -- makes sense because Mississippi would receive billions of federal dollars over 10 years, and that money would support health care jobs. "We ought to recognize a good deal when we see it," Blount told … Continue reading Lawmaker discussion shows divide on Medicaid expansion.

Underwood: Economic Freedom is the message conservatives should be pushing.


BY: Ian Underwood @IUnder22 After the previous election conservatives all across the country have taken a step back to reflect on the loss and many have begun to reevaluate the messages and the tone in which we as conservatives presented them. Everyone has their opinion; some say we should move more to the middle on … Continue reading Underwood: Economic Freedom is the message conservatives should be pushing.