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House Speaker Philip Gunn to address Mar. 19 Stennis-Capitol Press Forum

Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives Philip Gunn will address the March 19 Forum.

Since 2004 he has been a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, serving on the Judiciary, Juvenile Justice, Conservation, and Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks Committees. He chairs the House Republican Conference and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Mississippi Republican Party.

In addition to his legal and public service careers, Philip is actively involved in his church and in community organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving. He is a former member of the Clinton School Board and is currently a Trustee of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

He earned a B.B.A. from Baylor University and the J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he was elected Student Body President.

Authors Alan Lange and Tom Dawson to addrees Stennis-Capitol Press Luncheon on December 7

Kings of Tort, by Alan Lange and Tom Dawson, is to be released nationwide on
December 2nd. And on Monday, December 7 at noon at the University Club in
downtown Jackson the authors will address the Stennis-Capitol Press Corps
luncheon. You can register by replying to this e-mail or on the website at
www.stenniscapitolpress.wordpress.com. Cost to attend is $15.

Here’s more (from the Kings of Tort website):

The amazing story behind tort magnate Dickie Scruggs’s judicial bribery
scandal is presented by Pediment Publishing. Kings of Tort is the
authoritative work on documenting this nationally known story and the
relatively unknown 25 year history behind it. The book will be made
available in retail outlets throughout the country on December 2nd. More
Information including advance ordering of the book is available at

Alan Lange is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and is actively involved in
a variety of business and community interests. He is the founder of
YallPolitics <http://yallpolitics.com>, one of the largest political
interest websites in the Southeast. YallPolitics became ground zero for
documenting the Scruggs and Minor scandals. He is also president of Kinetic
Staffing, a southeast regional legal and accounting recruiting firm. Along
with his wife, Holly, and their sons Ford and Jake, they live in Jackson’s
Fondren community – not far from their alma mater, Millsaps College.
Tom Dawson is a 36-year veteran federal prosecutor, having served as a trial
attorney with the Department of Justice in Washington, D. C., Associate
Independent Counsel and Assistant U.S. Attorney. Since his retirement in
January 2009, he has been widely recognized by his peers for his role as
lead counsel in the investigation and prosecution of the Scruggs cases. Tom
and his wife Susan reside in Oxford, Mississippi.

State Treasurer Tate Reeves to address Stennis-Capitol Press Luncheon on Monday, March 2

State Treasurer Tate Reeves will address the Stennis-Capitol Press luncheon meeting on Monday, March 2 at noon at the University Club in downtown Jackson, Mississippi.  Click here for registration details and more info about the event.