Posts Tagged ‘GOP’

Ex-Democrat Taylor cleared to run in primary as Republican

by Associated Press Published: March 6,2014

Tags: Congress, Democrat, election, Gene Taylor, GOP, Joe Nosef, political party, politician, Politics, republican, Sue Bush, Voting

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Former Democratic Mississippi congressman Gene Taylor will stay on the Republican primary ballot opposing incumbent U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo. After a closed meeting of the state Republican executive committee yesterday, Chairman Joe Nosef said members voted 25-10 to certify Taylor’s place on the June 3 ballot. Taylor was elected to the […] [...]

Farm Bill and Sen. Thad Cochran are important to Mississippi

by Bill Crawford Published: January 31,2014

Tags: agriculture, Business, GOP, Mississippi, Thad Cochran

How important is the Farm Bill to Mississippi? The answer is the same as for this question – how important are farms and forestry to Mississippi’s economy? Well, 65 percent of Mississippi’s 30 million acres of land is forest land. Approximately 125,000 landowners participate in $1.17 billion in forestry production per year. Forestry is the […] [...]

CARTOON — Ricky Nobile takes a look at flip-flopping politicians

by Ricky Nobile Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, Democrats, GOP, Mississippi, Politicians, republicans

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CARTOON — Ricky Nobile takes a look at the Tea Party’s Chris McDaniel

by Ricky Nobile Published: November 1,2013

Tags: Chris McDaniel, GOP, Mississippi, republicans, Tea Party, Thad Cochran

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Reeves wins election

by MBJ Staff Published: March 29,2013

Tags: GOP, government, Tate Reeves

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has been elected vice chairman of the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association. He will serve as chairman of the organization during the crucial 2014 election cycle. The RLGA is the only national organization committed to raising money and assisting Republicans in their campaigns for lieutenant governor. [...]

Henry shows others by reaching back and giving

by Martin Willoughby Published: January 31,2013

Tags: GOP, Mark Henry, Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Phil Bryant

Julius Caesar is quoted as saying, “Experience is the teacher of all things.” For leaders, this means that each day is the opportunity to learn, grow, and become a better leader. We can learn from the examples of good and bad leaders and improve upon our own style. We are all leading and extending influence […] [...]

It was a good year for GOP in Mississippi

by MBJ Staff Published: December 29,2012

Tags: GOP, Phil Bryant, Philip Gunn, Republican party

The past year has been a very good one for Republicans in Mississippi. When the 2012 session of the Mississippi Legislature convened last January, it marked the first time since Reconstruction that Republicans were in charge. The 2011 elections put a Republican in the governor’s office (Phil Bryant), lieutenant governor’s office (Tate Reeves), gave the […] [...]

FORECLOSURE SETTLEMENT — AG concedes legislators likely to decide where $14.1M goes

Mississippi legislators will be the deciders in how to use a $14.2 million direct payment from a $25 billion national mortgage fraud settlement. Attorney General Jim Hood hopes legislators will allocate the money for such things as housing counseling, mortgage-education efforts and for programs to guide victimized homeowners through the settlement process. He concedes, however, […] [...]

Cartoons – December 5, 2011

by Tacy Rayburn Published: December 4,2011

Tags: Dems, GOP, MBJ cartoon, Mississippi Legislature, ricky nobile, Santa

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Harper On Energy

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper speaks to the 2010 annual business meeting of the U.S. Oil & Gas Association at the King Edward Hotel in Jackson. [...]

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