Lawmakers wrap first week of session

“Oh beautiful ….” — Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville, who loudly sings this line at the end of the Pledge of Allegiance nearly every day when the House comes into session.

“The first rule of holes is, when you find yourself in one, quit digging.” — Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, on the Paul Gallo radio show, calling for lawmakers to un-do some of the more than 40 tax cuts passed over the last five years….

…“Students who made Fs in school complained the tests were too hard. Now we see what happens when they grow up and get elected.” – Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, in a social media post criticizing lawmakers who want to change the state’s school funding formula.

“The longer I serve, the less faith I have in government.” – Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, in a social media post.