Mississippi Conservative Daily reports on a conservative supporter's Facebook post taking Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves recently announced policy agenda to task, and for his willingness to kill similar legislation in previous sessions when introduced by 'persona non-grata' senators. At the start of the legislative session, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves unveiled his agenda for the upcoming … Continue reading MCD: Reeves election year agenda looks familiar.
Member Senators with the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition (MSCC) will be in Natchez on Tuesday, September 17 and Wednesday September 18 to meet with area business and community leaders in preparation for the upcoming 2014 Mississippi Legislative Session. The group met two weeks ago with over 50 political, business and education leaders from across Madison, … Continue reading Senate Conservative Coalition continues town hall tour with stop in Natchez.
The Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition (MSCC) last week met with over 50 political, business and education leaders from across Madison, Rankin and Hinds County to get feedback on issues facing the state. The group has another series of meetings scheduled in Natchez on September 17 and 18, and in Desoto County later in the year. … Continue reading Senate Conservatives meet with business and education leaders from Metro Area, more meetings planned across state.
BY: Senator Michael Watson--@MichaelWatsonMS In a recent news report published in the Clarion Ledger on education, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves questions the timing of the inquiry into Common Core standards by myself and my colleagues in the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition. One might think based on his comments that bad policy has a statute of … Continue reading WATSON: For Elected Officials who won’t roll up their sleeves– “shame on them”.
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
This weeks #7for7 has the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition digging for answers from government-school bureaucrats, while government-school bureaucrats attempt to wait out the clock and push propaganda to keep the pyramid scheme alive. The Attorney General's Office is the latest to flee downtown Jackson, sort of. We ask your thoughts on proposals to regulate texting-while-driving. … Continue reading #7for7: The fight for facts with #CommonCore, Hood heads North, Texting-while-driving and Barbers just wanna have fun.
The Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition (MSCC) today released a copy of a letter the group is sending to Mississippi Superintendent of Education Lynn House regarding the development of the Common Core Standards and their impact on Mississippi students achievement. The correspondence lists 14 questions pertaining to the development of the standards. MSCC plans to send … Continue reading Senate Conservatives want answers from MDE on Common Core, say money not standards drove adoption.
BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett The Mississippi Department of Education's lap dog lobbyist Nancy Loome of the Parents Campaign (don't let the name fool you, parents have nothing to do with it) is at it again spreading misleading and outright incorrect information about Common Core Standards and the implementation in Mississippi Schools. In a recent … Continue reading PLUNKETT: Government school shill Nancy Loome comes out swinging for Common Core.
The Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition (MSCC) today announced the group will reject any attempts to raise gas taxes or sales taxes on Mississippi families as part of a plan to raise revenue for transportation projects. A transportation task force has been looking into the issue. Senate Transportation Chairman Willie Simmons(D) released a proposal last week … Continue reading Mississippi Senate Conservatives say “NO” to raising gas and sales taxes.
BY: Senator Angela Hill Recently, my colleague in the Senate, Senator Kenny Wayne Jones, released a statement taking the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition to task for questioning the new Common Core Standards being implemented in Mississippi. He is short on evidence to support his claims and makes several false statements. It boggles my mind that the … Continue reading HILL: Senator Jones’ response to Common Core concerns loaded with falsehoods.