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Speaker Gunn: House teacher pay, income tax elimination bills are “transformative” policy for Mississippi

By: Sarah Ulmer - January 18, 2022

The House leader also talks about his bill aimed at retaining health care workers in the state. Watch the interview.

Lawmakers hit the ground running in 2022, filing and passing bills within the first few weeks of returning to the Mississippi Capitol. Major topics like a teacher pay raise, cutting the state’s income tax, and medical marijuana have already begun moving through the chambers.

Speaker of the House Philip Gunn sat down with Y’all Politics to discuss the action the House has taken on their versions of a teacher pay raise and income tax bills. He emphasized the need for “transformative” policies that will impact Mississippians lives in a positive way.

Watch the full interview with Speaker Gunn below.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: