Pickering: Department of Education is a “culture of obstruction”

To say that emotions were running high as they met in the Green Room between interview, may be an understatement. Senate Education Chairman Gray Tollison and State Auditor Stacey Pickering were both on the Show to discuss the PEER Report of the Mississippi Education Dept. Pickering strongly suggested that the Legislature, as well as the … Continue reading “Pickering: Department of Education is a “culture of obstruction””

Caller: The only thing those NFL players earned was millions of dollars

The NFL players “taking a knee” during the National Anthem has a lot of our listeners protesting the protest. They called into our show this morning and shared their stories – including one veteran who said he and his team were willing to die for each other, those NFL players weren’t willing to die for … Continue reading “Caller: The only thing those NFL players earned was millions of dollars”

Watson teases next political step

State Senator Michael Watson from Jackson County joined The Gallo Radio show this morning and talked about his relationship with the Lieutenant Governor. And Senator Watson hinted at which political office he’d run for next… take a listen.

McComb City Meeting: Shouting, Accusations… and a whole lot of cussing

Tuesday night, the McComb City Board of Mayor and Selectmen met for the first time since the controversial meeting two weeks ago when a 3-1 vote removed the state flag from all city-owned property before two of the selectmen arrived for the meeting. It was the largest crowd for a board meeting in McComb in … Continue reading “McComb City Meeting: Shouting, Accusations… and a whole lot of cussing”

Mississippi Congressmen safe after shooting

My staff and I are safe. We are praying for Rep. Scalise, the staffer and the two Capitol police officers who were injured this morning. — Gregg Harper (@GreggHarper) June 14, 2017 I am safe. We continue to pray for my colleagues and their families. — Trent Kelly (@RepTrentKelly) June 14, 2017 I am safe … Continue reading “Mississippi Congressmen safe after shooting”

More charter schools set to launch in Mississippi

There are currently four charter school operators vying for the opportunity to launch charter schools in Mississippi. And for the first time, charter schools would be established outside of the Jackson-metro area. “Right now, the state’s only charter schools are all in Jackson,” said Grant Callen with Empower Mississippi. “I’m encouraged to see that these … Continue reading “More charter schools set to launch in Mississippi”

Christian Iraqi family fights to stay in Mississippi

“I remember the first days we arrived here,” said Hans. “It was like…the first taste of freedom and safety.” It was 2014, and the Martani family arrived in the US.  Gorgis, Samira, and their adult children: Lilya, Liza, and Hans had fled their home, 20 miles outside of Mosul, Iraq. They were running from ISIS … Continue reading “Christian Iraqi family fights to stay in Mississippi”

Navy’s underwater drones could be built on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast

Governor Phil Bryant joined us today on The Gallo Show to talk about the Ocean Task Force. It’s a group of business, academic, military and government interests to research and develop underwater drones. Those drones would map and monitor the ocean and it could mean more jobs right here in Mississippi along the Gulf Coast. … Continue reading “Navy’s underwater drones could be built on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast”

Gunn: I ‘don’t have the authority’ to fire Rep. Oliver, but you do

House Speaker Philip Gunn appeared on The Gallo Show this morning, and talked about the remarks made by Rep. Karl Oliver. Gunn said many people have asked him to fire Rep. Oliver, but he doesn’t have the authority to do so. If you want him fired – you have the power. Related: Rep Oliver: Louisiana leadership … Continue reading “Gunn: I ‘don’t have the authority’ to fire Rep. Oliver, but you do”