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House Democrats Commend Speaker of the House for Compromise

Jackson, Miss– It was agree to disagree and move on two weeks ago that lead to the reading of bills that acted as a filibuster within the state house. 

Two weeks after the rule of Points of Personal Privilege were reinstated in the House, Speaker Philip Gunn finds himself under the comments of democrats again, but this time, it’s to give kudos on moving forward.

“How the legislature conducts itself plays significantly into our ability to write and pass the laws our citizens deserve. We are grateful for cooperation with the Republican House Leadership in working with us to focus on what is best for Mississippians.” House Caucus leader David Baria said in a statement. Other elements of the agreement include official recognition of the House Minority Caucus, office space and staff and a commitment to regular meetings between majority and minority leadership.

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