voted for business/jobs position
voted against business/jobs position
NV = Not Voting or Absent
LoA = Leave of Absence
P = Present

* Points were not deducted for those voting Present (P) or for those with a Leave of Absence (LoA). Points were deducted for those Not Voting or Absent (NV).


Representatives / Senators

Grade Office Holder Party District
HB 555Would have provided oversight on the Attorney General's use of outside counsel by a three-member commission in cases that could result in hefty legal awards. The first attempt to pass this legislation failed. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 555Would have provided oversight on the Attorney General's use of outside counsel by a three-member commission in cases that could result in hefty legal awards. The bill was reconsidered and passed on a 2nd attempt. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1426Asbestos Litigation Transparency Legislation will require plaintiffs in asbestos suits to file their trust claims before proceeding to trial. This simple change will discourage fraud and prevent abusive "double dipping." The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 481Would have provided that accurate information be presented to a jury regarding medical charges a plaintiff will have to pay as a result of injury. It would have dealt only with medical charges that a plaintiff seeks to introduce as evidence at a trial to prove damages for medical bills. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 480Would have provided funding for roads and bridges by directing 70 percent of the use tax that Amazon started paying on Feb. 1 to MDOT, 15 percent to counties and 15 percent to cities. Amazon voluntarily agreed to collect and remit the tax to the state. Current law requires consumers to pay 7 % use tax on out of state purchases. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 2689Will prohibit personal use of campaign money. It prohibits personal spending of campaign money including: mortgage, rent or utility payments for any residential property of a candidate or family member, clothing, automobiles, travel expenses not related to a campaign or holding office, admission to entertainment events and non-documented loans. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 3033Allocated $45 million in bonds for capital improvements and upgrades to the state-owned shipyard occupied by Ingalls Shipbuilding, the largest private employer in the state. Other initiatives in legislation include: The Mississippi Site Development Grant Program to improving the marketability of publicly owned industrial property for industrial economic development purposes ($2 Million); MDA's ACE Fund to provide economic development grants ($10 Million); and the Mississippi Business Investment Act to provide local government's funding for infrastructure upgrades ($7 Million). The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 2939Attempted to provide money for roads and bridges by amending Senate Bill 2939. This would have provided $50 million in bonds for bridge repairs and allocate use tax to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, counties and municipalities for infrastructure repair. The bill also stated that in the event use tax from out-of-state sellers becomes federal law or the state experiences revenue growth, a certain percentage will be set aside for road and bridge improvements. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1732Would have provided $50 million in bonds to be disbursed by the Office of State Aid Road Construction to repair bridges throughout the state. Half of the money would have been allotted to municipalities and the other half would have been given to counties to assist with repair, rehabilitation or reconstruction of bridges overseen by those groups. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1340Reduces the allowable annual fluctuation, up or down, in the value of farm land from 10% to 4%. The valuation of agricultural land is determined by a complex formula that considers soil types, productivity and other criteria set forth in the land appraisal manual compiled by the DOR. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1596Increases by $50 million the statewide total income tax inventory credit for small businesses. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 3021Exempts from ad valorem taxation vessels that are used for the exploration for, or production of, oil, gas and other minerals while in the possession of the manufacturer or builder. It also exempts from sales tax the sales of electricity, current, power, steam, coal, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas or other fuels engaged in the conversion of natural sand into proppants used in oil and gas exploration. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 686This legislation allows a taxpayer three years to request a revision of their state income tax return. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1601Allows a first-time home buyer to deduct up to $2,500 from state adjusted gross income annually and for couples to set aside $5,000 annually from their state adjusted gross income for the purpose of creating a savings account for a home purchase down payment or other related expenses. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 2445This legislation will reduce unnecessary and repetitive paperwork imposed on financial institutions when responding to DOR-issued tax levies by creating a new, voluntary “data match” system designed to make the process or responding to levies more efficient.
HB 805Would have given original jurisdiction for claims seeking injunctive relief against the state to the Mississippi Supreme Court and would allow the Mississippi Supreme Court to decide where they are heard. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
Grade Office Holder Party District
HB 555Would have provided oversight on the Attorney General's use of outside counsel by a three-member commission in cases that could result in hefty legal awards. The first attempt to pass this legislation failed. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 555Would have provided oversight on the Attorney General's use of outside counsel by a three-member commission in cases that could result in hefty legal awards. The bill was reconsidered and passed on a 2nd attempt. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1426Asbestos Litigation Transparency Legislation will require plaintiffs in asbestos suits to file their trust claims before proceeding to trial. This simple change will discourage fraud and prevent abusive "double dipping." The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 481Would have provided that accurate information be presented to a jury regarding medical charges a plaintiff will have to pay as a result of injury. It would have dealt only with medical charges that a plaintiff seeks to introduce as evidence at a trial to prove damages for medical bills. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 480Would have provided funding for roads and bridges by directing 70 percent of the use tax that Amazon started paying on Feb. 1 to MDOT, 15 percent to counties and 15 percent to cities. Amazon voluntarily agreed to collect and remit the tax to the state. Current law requires consumers to pay 7 % use tax on out of state purchases. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 2689Will prohibit personal use of campaign money. It prohibits personal spending of campaign money including: mortgage, rent or utility payments for any residential property of a candidate or family member, clothing, automobiles, travel expenses not related to a campaign or holding office, admission to entertainment events and non-documented loans. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 3033Allocated $45 million in bonds for capital improvements and upgrades to the state-owned shipyard occupied by Ingalls Shipbuilding, the largest private employer in the state. Other initiatives in legislation include: The Mississippi Site Development Grant Program to improving the marketability of publicly owned industrial property for industrial economic development purposes ($2 Million); MDA's ACE Fund to provide economic development grants ($10 Million); and the Mississippi Business Investment Act to provide local government's funding for infrastructure upgrades ($7 Million). The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 2939Attempted to provide money for roads and bridges by amending Senate Bill 2939. This would have provided $50 million in bonds for bridge repairs and allocate use tax to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, counties and municipalities for infrastructure repair. The bill also stated that in the event use tax from out-of-state sellers becomes federal law or the state experiences revenue growth, a certain percentage will be set aside for road and bridge improvements. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1732Would have provided $50 million in bonds to be disbursed by the Office of State Aid Road Construction to repair bridges throughout the state. Half of the money would have been allotted to municipalities and the other half would have been given to counties to assist with repair, rehabilitation or reconstruction of bridges overseen by those groups. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1340Reduces the allowable annual fluctuation, up or down, in the value of farm land from 10% to 4%. The valuation of agricultural land is determined by a complex formula that considers soil types, productivity and other criteria set forth in the land appraisal manual compiled by the DOR. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1596Increases by $50 million the statewide total income tax inventory credit for small businesses. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 3021Exempts from ad valorem taxation vessels that are used for the exploration for, or production of, oil, gas and other minerals while in the possession of the manufacturer or builder. It also exempts from sales tax the sales of electricity, current, power, steam, coal, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas or other fuels engaged in the conversion of natural sand into proppants used in oil and gas exploration. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 686This legislation allows a taxpayer three years to request a revision of their state income tax return. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
HB 1601Allows a first-time home buyer to deduct up to $2,500 from state adjusted gross income annually and for couples to set aside $5,000 annually from their state adjusted gross income for the purpose of creating a savings account for a home purchase down payment or other related expenses. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
SB 2445This legislation will reduce unnecessary and repetitive paperwork imposed on financial institutions when responding to DOR-issued tax levies by creating a new, voluntary “data match” system designed to make the process or responding to levies more efficient.
HB 805Would have given original jurisdiction for claims seeking injunctive relief against the state to the Mississippi Supreme Court and would allow the Mississippi Supreme Court to decide where they are heard. The business vote was in support of the legislation.
A
Shane Aguirre Republican 17
NV
A
Mark Baker Republican 74
NV
NV
A
Manly Barton Republican 109
A
Charles Jim Beckett Republican 23
A
Richard Bennett Republican 120
A
C. Scott Bounds Republican 44
A
Randy P. Boyd Republican 19
NV
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Chris Brown Republican 20
A
Charles Busby Republican 111
A
Larry Byrd Republican 104
A
Lester Carpenter Republican 1
A
John Glen Corley Republican 106
A
Carolyn Crawford Republican 121
A
Scott DeLano Republican 117
NV
NV
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Bill Denny Republican 64
A
Mark Formby Republican 108
A
Jeffrey S. Guice Republican 114
A
Philip Gunn Republican 56
A
Greg Haney Republican 118
A
Mac Huddleston Republican 15
A
Vince Mangold Republican 53
A
Doug McLeod Republican 107
A
Nolan Mettetal Republican 10
A
Sam C. Mims Republican 97
A
Alex Monsour Republican 54
NV
A
Ken Morgan Republican 100
A
Karl Oliver Republican 46
NV
A
Bill Pigott Republican 99
A
Brent Powell Republican 59
NV
NV
NV
A
John Read Republican 112
A
Rob Roberson Republican 43
A
Ray Rogers Republican 61
NV
A
Jeffrey C. Smith Republican 39
A
Greg Snowden Republican 83
A
Brad Touchstone Republican 101
A
Jerry R. Turner Republican 18
A
Tom Weathersby Republican 62
A
Jason White Republican 48
A
Patricia H. Willis Republican 95
A
Cory Wilson Republican 73
A
Henry Zuber, III Republican 113
B
William Tracy Arnold Republican 3
B
Shane Barnett Republican 86
B
Donnie Bell Republican 21
B
Gary Chism Republican 37
B
Becky Currie Republican 92
B
Casey Eure Republican 116
B
Robert Foster Republican 28
B
Andy Gipson Republican 77
B
Jeff Hale Republican 24
NV
B
Joey Hood Republican 35
B
Bill Kinkade Republican 52
NV
B
Steve Massengill Republican 13
B
Roun McNeal Republican 105
NV
NV
B
John L. Moore Republican 60
LoA
LoA
NV
B
Randall Patterson Republican 115
B
Margaret Rogers Republican 14
B
Donnie Scoggin Republican 89
B
Jody Steverson Republican 4
B
Mark Tullos Republican 79
P
C
Joel Bomgar Republican 58
C
Angela Cockerham Democrat 96
NV
NV
NV
NV
C
Dana Criswell Republican 6
C
Dan Eubanks Republican 25
NV
C
Steve Hopkins Republican 7
C
Chris Johnson Republican 87
NV
NV
NV
P
NV
C
Timmy Ladner Republican 93
NV
NV
C
John Thomas "Trey" Lamar Republican 8
C
Randy Rushing Republican 78
NV
NV
NV
C
Noah Sanford Republican 90
NV
NV
C
Gary V. Staples Republican 88
D
Nick Bain Democrat 2
D
Toby Barker Republican 102
NV
NV
NV
D
Cedric Burnett Democrat 9
D
Credell Calhoun Democrat 68
D
Oscar Denton Democrat 55
D
Deborah Butler Dixon Democrat 63
NV
D
Michael T. Evans Democrat 45
D
Karl Gibbs Democrat 36
D
Ashley Henley Republican 40
D
Gregory Holloway Democrat 76
D
Abe Hudson Democrat 29
P
D
Lataisha Jackson Democrat 11
D
Robert L. Johnson, III Democrat 94
P
P
NV
D
Carl Mickens Democrat 42
NV
D
America Chuck Middleton Democrat 85
D
Thomas U. Reynolds Democrat 33
D
Preston E. Sullivan Democrat 22
P
D
Charles Young Democrat 82
F
Jeramey D. Anderson Democrat 110
F
Willie Bailey Democrat 49
F
Earle S. Banks Democrat 67
F
David Baria Democrat 122
P
NV
F
Christopher Bell Democrat 65
F
Edward Blackmon Democrat 57
F
Bryant W. Clark Democrat 47
NV
F
Alyce G. Clarke Democrat 69
F
Jarvis Dortch Democrat 66
F
Tyrone Ellis Democrat 38
F
Bob Evans Democrat 91
P
F
John G. Faulkner Democrat 5
F
Debra Gibbs Democrat 72
NV
P
F
John W. Hines Democrat 50
P
NV
F
D. Stephen Holland Democrat 16
F
Kevin Horan Democrat 34
NV
F
Stephen A. Horne Republican 81
F
Robert E. Huddleston Democrat 30
NV
F
Jay Hughes Democrat 12
F
Kabir Karriem Democrat 41
NV
F
Tom Miles Democrat 75
F
David W. Myers Democrat 98
LoA
LoA
LoA
LoA
LoA
LoA
LoA
F
Orlando Paden Democrat 26
P
P
P
F
Willie J. Perkins Democrat 32
P
F
Omeria Scott Democrat 80
NV
NV
F
William Shirley Republican 84
NV
F
Rufus Straughter Democrat 51
F
Kathy Sykes Democrat 70
F
Sara R. Thomas Democrat 31
F
Kenneth Walker Democrat 27
F
Percy W. Watson Democrat 103
NV
F
Sonya Williams-Barnes Democrat 119
NV
F
Adrienne Wooten Democrat 71
P
Results: 122