Yesterday, much todo was made about the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition making a stand against Common Core funding. Sort of.
The amendment to strip $600K from the bill that was associated with Common Core was voted down 39-11. Sen. Melanie Sojourner mde ah strtment on hr FCBook pag.
However, at the end of the day, Chris McDaniel, Melanie Sojourner and Michael Watson “took a walk” as is known in legislative parlance and voted Present on final passage of the Education Appropriations Bill (HB 1476).