Teacher Pay Mississippi

In this file photo from March 10, 2022, House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, left, talks about teachers' salaries at the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson. Gunn announced on Wednesday that he does not plan to seek re-election. 

JACKSON — House Speaker Philip Gunn, one of the most powerful figures in state government, announced Wednesday that he will not run for re-election next year, a move that could significantly realign political power in the Mississippi House of Representatives.

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