Letter reveals Barbor lobbying firm BGR Government Affairs was not registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act when lobbying for Russian government’s Uranium One.

A newly uncovered letter reveals that U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, Senator Chuck Grassley, wrote U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on November 15, 2017 with serious concerns about Haley Barbour’s lobbying firm BGR Government Affairs. Grassley’s concerns centered around BGR Government Affairs’ lobbying involvement on behalf of Uranium One, which is a Canadian based company […]

MAEP Historical Overview

Due to the recent debate and House passage of HB 957 (Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of 2018), I thought it would be prudent to share the historical research and information compiled by my office about the many changes to the MAEP. Included here is a list of current MAEP state code sections […]

Lots of trial balloons floated in race to succeed Congressman Harper but most don’t stay in the air

Almost all Mississippians were shocked, or at least surprised, when U. S. Rep. Gregg Harper, first elected to the House in 2008, announced he will not run for re-election this year. Mississippi has just four members of its U.S. House of Representative delegation, and contests for an open seat are rare. Immediately after Harper’s announcement, […]

Roger Wicker’s Worst Votes

Voted to raise the debt ceiling at least 14 times Voted for every one of Obama’s Continuing Resolutions Voted to continue “No Child Left Behind” Voted for taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood Voted to re-authorize the Export-Import Bank Voted for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal Voted to give Obama authority to impose his unconstitutional Amnesty Voted for increased welfare funding in the “Farm […]

Roger Wicker’s Worst Conservative Ratings

Conservative Review’s Liberty Score rates him an “F” with a grade of 32.   FreedomWorks gives him a lifetime score of 68.   Heritage Foundation rates him an “F” with a 52.   Wicker has voted more often with liberal Democrats Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand than he has with conservative stalwarts Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, or Mike […]