Rep. Tom Miles successfully pushed a bill through the House for public schools to drop “Exit Test” requirements for students. We invited the State’s Superintendent of Education, Dr. Carey Wright, to explain the reason the Deptartment of Education is against this. If you haven’t heard the reasoning behind this…it may surprise you. Pete Smith from … Continue reading “Dr. Wright: There are no ‘exit’ exams in Mississippi public schools”
If you’re a criminal in the Capital City, you’ve heard the buzz on the streets to watch out for the “law.” US Attorney Mike Hurst says Project Eject that’s only two months old, has already prosecuted 24 bad guys and they are just beginning. The new US Attorney also made news by revealing that ICE … Continue reading “US Attorney: I.C.E. ‘aggressively active’ in Mississippi”
Tempers spilled over on the floor of the Mississippi House of Representatives this week, as Democrat Steve Holland called out Republicans for a continued lack of transparency. That theme was continued today on The Gallo Radio Show with State Senator Hob Bryan who says it is the same in the Senate. Here’s a clip from … Continue reading “Gallo After The Show: Why state lawmakers are all fired up”
Governor Bryant returned to Mississippi late last night from the historic infrastructure meeting with the President at the White House. Another notable participant, sitting directly on Trump’s left, was Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs. The audio is from Gov Bryant revealing his suggestion on addressing the roads and bridges issue in our state. He made news … Continue reading “Governor’s plan to fix Mississippi roads”
House Ways & Means Chairman, Jeff Smith broke some news on The Gallo Radio Show this morning that an economic bill moving through the House is for a rather large aerospace company that could produce 4,000 jobs if Mississippi is selected. Here’s what he said about the timetable of the decision.
Representative Charles Busby is the Chairman of the Transportation Committee and he hinted at a possible increase in the gas tax – money that would go for much-needed bridge and road repair in the state of Mississippi.
State Senator Angela Hill was in the house this morning and has a novel idea for funding education… including one that would bring education leaders’ salaries in line with the Governor’s.
Former state representative Chuck Espy was a longtime advocate of charter schools in the Legislature. Now as the newly elected Mayor of Clarksdale, Espy says he’s 100% against charters. The mayor says he is receiving numerous speaking invitations across the state from groups who want to hear his reasoning. That convoluted reasoning is that charters … Continue reading “Clarksdale Mayor changes position, says charter schools have a ‘stench’”
Former legislator and current Mayor George Flaggs of Vicksburg joined us on The Gallo Show today. When President Trump visited the Civil Rights Museum opening, Mayor Flaggs was one of the invited guests to meet with the President. Here’s a quick snippet from the Thursday interview.
Rep. Joel Bomgar was one of the presenters during the big Opioid meeting this week. Bomgar argued that the new rules and regulations put forth by the Medical Licensure Board directing doctors to put additional restrictions on writing opioid prescriptions may have the opposite effect in solving the overdose epidemic in Mississippi.
Brig. Gen. Clint Walker is the head of the Mississippi National Guard. He joined us on The Gallo Radio Show this morning to talk about next year’s deployment of more than 4,000 troops. Many of them have had 2-3 deployments before.
There’s a dangerous new drug making the rounds. A synthetic fentanyl that is 100 times more powerful than morphine. MBN Director John Dowdy talked to us about the deadly effects this morning on the show.