UCF Executive Committee cites Common Core and separation of powers in recommending vote against Initiative 42

The United Conservatives Fund (UCF) Executive Committee has voted to recommend all members, supporters and volunteers vote against Initiative 42. Initiative 42 is a ballot initiative that will amend the Mississippi Constitution to remove the state legislature from the position of creating education policy and hand authority to the judiciary. UCF took a lead role […]


UNITED CONSERVATIVES FUND RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING FALSE REPORTS ON YALLPOLITICS.COM

May 14, 2015. (Laurel, MS) – The United Conservatives Fund (UCF) today released the following statement regarding a false report on the website YallPolitics.com.The post headline claimed UCF was “backing” a candidate for Lt. Governor in the upcoming statewide elections, and the article claimed the race was “widely expected to be a litmus test for tea […]


UNITED CONSERVATIVES FUND RESPONDS TO SUPT. CAREY WRIGHT’S MISREPRESENTATION OF FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IN STATE EDUCATION

May 4, 2015. (Jackson, MS.) – The United Conservatives Fund (UCF) released the following statement by Policy Director Keith Plunkett in response to State Supt. of Education Carey Wright’s comments to the media on Monday regarding Common Core. Wright made the statements at a Stennis Capitol Press Forum Luncheon in Jackson. “I find it incredible […]


UNITED CONSERVATIVES FUND LEADERSHIP COMMENDS GOVERNOR PHIL BRYANT FOR VETO OF SENATE BILL 2161, THANKS PARENTS FOR SIGNING PETITION

April 23, 2015. (Laurel, MS.) – The United Conservatives Fund (UCF) leadership team today released the following statements thanking Governor Phil Bryant for his veto of Senate Bill 2161. UCF began three weeks ago uniting conservative groups, working directly with parent led anti-Common Core groups and coordinating efforts across the state to push for a veto of the legislation, […]


TERM LIMITS BALLOT INITIATIVE FILED WITH MISSISSIPPI SECRETARY OF STATE

The United Conservatives Fund announced today that it is spearheading a term limits ballot initiative and that it has filed the necessary paperwork with the office of the Mississippi Secretary of State. The initiative must go through a statutory process that also involves the Attorney General before being finally approved and officially announced by the […]


UNITED CONSERVATIVES FUND MOVES INTO SECOND PHASE OF CANDIDATE RECRUITING FOR 2015 ELECTIONS

(Laurel, MS)–The United Conservatives Fund (UCF) today opened the process of candidate vetting for upcoming elections by the UCF Executive Committee to the general public. Members of the organization began recruiting conservative candidates to submit their information for consideration three-weeks ago. UCF Director of Policy and Communications Keith Plunkett said the first call went out […]


SENATOR CHRIS MCDANIEL TO END WEEK-LONG UNITED CONSERVATIVES FUND ANNOUNCEMENT TOUR TONIGHT ON MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST

Laurel, MS. January, 30, 2015–Senator Chris McDaniel will be joined tonight by Gulf Coast conservatives in D’iberville to complete a week-long tour of the state announcing the launch of a new member-led political action committee. McDaniel started last Friday in Tupelo and made stops in Southaven, Pearl, and Hattiesburg over the past week. Hundreds across […]


SENATOR CHRIS MCDANIEL UNITING CONSERVATIVE GROUPS IN MISSISSIPPI UNDER ONE BANNER

Senator Chris McDaniel announced a week-long series of events across Mississippi to discuss the official launch of a new state political action committee. McDaniel said the United Conservatives Fund (UCF) was organized by conservative thought-leaders, grassroots volunteers and community leaders from across the state. “Following what happened in the Republican Primary runoff for the U.S. […]