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Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final 2019 Legislative Session Bill Tracking Spreadsheet Available »
MPE’s final bill tracking spreadsheet of the 2019 Regular Session of the Mississippi State Legislature is now availa...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Teacher Pay Raise & Appropriation Bills; State Auditor Joins Attack on Public Ed »
Governor Bryant signed SB 2770 (teacher pay raise) on Tuesday and signed HB 1643 (K-12 appropriation) earlier today. ...
Friday, April 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Legislative Session Ends »
The 2019 Legislative Session concluded last Friday, March 29.  Click here for our l atest bill tracking spread...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Bill Tracker (4/4/19) »
The 2019 Legislative Session concluded last Friday, March 29.  Click here for our l atest bill tracking spreadsheet...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Sneaks Funding for Vouchers into DFA Bill (8:00 p.m. 3/28/19) »
The Lt. Governor and Senate leadership couldn’t get the House to agree to additional funding for vouchers in the teacher p...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update: $1,500 Pay Raise Passed »
The conference report for SB 2770 was filed late last night.  Both chambers took it up quickly this morning and passe...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (3/26/19) »
The Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) met for approximately 2 ½ minutes late yesterday afternoon and increased the...
Friday, March 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (3/22/19) »
As shared previously, the Mississippi House of Representatives amended SB 2770, the teacher pay raise bill, to provide a $...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Bill Tracker (3/21/19) »
Click here for our most recent bill tracking spreadsheet .  Governor Bryant has signed three bills into law. ...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teacher Pay Raise Bill Headed to Conference (3/20/19) »
As we shared last week, the Mississippi House of Representatives amended SB 2770, the teacher pay raise bill, to provide a...
Friday, March 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (3/15/19) »
The Mississippi House of Representatives amended SB 2770, the teacher pay raise bill, Monday afternoon.  As passed th...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Amends Pay Raise Bill »
The Mississippi House of Representatives adopted an amended version of SB 2770, the teacher pay raise bill, yesterday afte...
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Bill Tracker (3/7/19) »
Tuesday was the deadline for committees to consider general bills that originated in the other chamber. Several bills di...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (3/6/19) »
Yesterday was the deadline for legislative committees to consider general bills that originated in the other chamber. Se...
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (3/1/19) »
Bills were still being referred to committees in the other chamber this week, so a lot of committees did not meet. Several...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Bill Tracker (2/28/19) »
Bills were still being referred to committees in the other chamber this week, so there were not a lot of committee meeting...
Thursday, February 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (2/21/19) »
Both the House and the Senate spent most of this week considering FY 2020 appropriation bills.  Click here for our...
Thursday, February 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Bill Tracker (2/21/19) »
Both the House and the Senate spent most of this week considering FY 2020 appropriation bills.  Click here for our...
Friday, February 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (2/15/19) »
Yesterday was the deadline for each chamber (i.e., Senate and House) to pass its own general bills .  Four educatio...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Bill Tracker (2/14/19) »
Today was the deadline for each chamber (i.e., Senate and House) to pass its own general bills .  Four education...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PERS Votes to Develop Regulation to Allow Retirees to Serve in Legislature »
The Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Board of Trustees voted earlier today to affirm retirees’ right...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (2/7/19) »
Tuesday, February 5, was the deadline for committees to report general bills originating in their own chamber.  Gener...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Bill Tracker (2/7/19) »
Tuesday, February 5, was the deadline for committees to report general bills originating in their own chamber.  Gener...
Thursday, January 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (1/31/19) »
MPE issued a Legislative Call to Action via Facebook and Twitter this past Tuesday urging our members to contact their leg...
Friday, January 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (1/25/19) »
Although they did not meet this week, both the House Education Committee and the Senate Education Committee will most like...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (1/17/19) »
Many of this week’s meetings at the capitol involved appropriation subcommittees in preparation of work on the FY 2020 bud...
Friday, January 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Legislative Session Begins »
The 2019 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature convened at noon on Tuesday.  Legislators have until January...
Thursday, December 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PERS Board Does Not Consider AG’s Opinion During December Meeting »
The Board of Trustees of the Public Employees Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) met this past Tuesday.   The A...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FY 2020 Budget Recommendations Released »
Governor Bryant issued his Executive Budget Recommendation (EBR) for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 2019 – June 2020) on November...
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Issues FY 2020 Budget Recommendation »
Governor Bryant issued his Executive Budget Recommendation (EBR) for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 2019 – June 2020) yesterday. &...