Gunn’s Ideas Tour of state was hurt by ‘speak no evil’ rule

Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn brought his “Mississippi Solutions — An Ideas Tour” to Columbus recently.

It is difficult to say what will come of these meetings. Gunn, who is paying for the four-day, nine-stop tour out of his own pocket, did not have a specific outcome in mind.

“To be honest, this was my staff’s idea,” he acknowledged. “We just wanted to hear ideas. We know it can be tough getting in touch with legislators during session. These meetings are an opportunity for people to have access to their legislators.”

Commercial Dispatch
10/21/12