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June 12, 2019

Today I am proud to announce that I have been endorsed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) for the primary election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, District 6.  I received this endorsement and an "A" rating because of my success defending the Second Am...

April 9, 2019

The 2019 legislative session ended on Friday, March 29. I've taken a couple of weeks to clear my mind of politics and to reflect on this final session of the legislative term.

As always there were good bills that survived the process and became law, there were some good...

March 24, 2019

This was the eleventh week of the 2019 Legislative Session.  Because it is late in the session, much of the week was spent deciding whether to concur with any changes made to House bills by the Senate or to invite conference on those bills.  In conference, representati...

March 16, 2019

This was the tenth week of the 2019 Legislative Session.  Wednesday of this week was the deadline for the House to discuss general Senate bills.  Any Senate bills that did not make it off the calendar died.  The deadline to discuss Senate appropriations and other reven...

March 12, 2019

Late today, Monday March 11 the Mississippi House of Representatives voted on a teacher pay raise bill.  The bill had been sent to the House from the Senate with a $1000 one-time bonus for teachers and a one-time bonus for teacher's assistance.  The Chairman of the Hou...

March 10, 2019

This past week was the ninth of the 2019 legislative session. The major deadline of the week was Tuesday, March 5 which was the Deadline for COMMITTEES TO REPORT general bills and constitutional amendments originating in the OTHER House. I spent a good portion of my we...

March 6, 2019

Today was one of those days that makes me wonder why I take the time away from my family to be here in Jackson.  Politicians are by far the most self centered group of folks I've ever  been around.  I've worked hard on a couple of bills this year, I've offered amendmen...

March 2, 2019

The end of this week marked the deadline for House appropriations and revenue bills to be introduced and passed. The House Appropriations Committee finished passing bills regarding budgets for state agencies last week, so most legislation came from the House Ways and M...

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