State Rep. Anderson calls Democrat Party switchers “deceitful, underhanded, and cowardly”

WJTV – ‘Red Flag Law’, dead on arrival, but advocates push ahead

YP – Sen. Wiggins’ op-ed on early childhood education

WLBT – Commissioner Brent Bailey & Atmos Energy present check to Jackson Public Schools

Commissioner Brent Bailey & Atmos Energy present check to Jackson Public Schools

Atmos Energy and Public Service Commissioner Brent Bailey made a $5,350 check presentation to Jackson Public Schools for the installation of energy efficient natural combination ovens and condensing water heaters in the cafeterias of elementary schools.

Under the direction of the Mississippi Public Service commission, Atmos Energy has implemented energy efficiency programs for customers since 2014.

The Atmos Energy SmartChoice program helps to foster increased access to energy efficient products and technologies for all customers throughout Mississippi.

DAILY LEADER – ‘It’s a great day for Brookhaven and Lincoln County’ – Electrical manufacturing company welcomed to area

The words most repeated before the crowd of more than 200 people at Gov. Tate Reeves’ economic development announcement in Brookhaven Tuesday morning were, “It’s a great day,” and “Thank you.”

Reeves announced the newest addition to the economy of the city and Lincoln County by introducing Brookhaven native Fred Buie, owner and president of Keystone Electrical Manufacturing Company...

…“The products made in Mississippi are some of the highest quality products around. This morning I am proud to announce that the Keystone Electrical Manufacturing Company is opening operations in Linbrook Industrial Park, investing $4 million and creating 30 new jobs,” he said.

YP – Bill could end paddling in schools

WJTV – Advocates criticize legislators over bill allowing audits into people on welfare programs

POLITICO – Gregg Harper registers to lobby

Former Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.), who landed at the law and lobbying firm Watkins & Eager after leaving office last year, has registered as a lobbyist. He’ll lobby for AARP and the National Fragile X Foundation, which advocates on behalf of those with the genetic disorder. Harper also registered as a foreign agent working on behalf of Taiwan’s government. He’ll encourage his former colleagues to support “Taiwan’s trade priorities, defense priorities, and full participation in international organizations,” according to a disclosure filing. The six-month contract is worth $18,000 a month, according to a copy filed with the Justice Department.

WCBI – Candidate running for Congress makes stop in Friendly City

Republican candidate James Tulp is running for the 3rd Congressional District seat.

The Madison native wants to focus on improving infrastructure, prioritizing vocational education, and controlling illegal immigration to protect American jobs.

“I’m running to be accountable to the citizens,” said Tulp.

WTVA – Judge makes final ruling in Monroe County supervisor’s race

A Monroe County supervisor’s race is finally over, three months since the election.

Rubel West is the new 3rd District supervisor.

He defeated Brian Atkins by 14 votes in November’s general election 1,071 to 1,057 respectively.

Shortly after the election, Atkins challenged the results, claiming voting irregularities.

WCBI – Two MSMS alums share experience working on Presidential campaigns

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support pro-life legislation