After @PaulGalloShow: Talking about the next Democratic leaders in Mississippi

Brandon Jones, former Executive Director of the Democrat Trust and currently Campaign Manager for Senate candidate David Baria. We cover lots of ground during the 7 am hour with Brandon. Here’s a condensed version of Tuesday morning’s interview. The entire interview lives here.

Frierson talks internet sales tax and sports betting in Mississippi

The Department of Revenue Commissioner, Herb Frierson joined The Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi to address a couple of controversial issues from internet sales tax collection and distribution to sports betting. The Commissioner also gave year end Fiscal numbers that included revenue growth, surpassing last fiscal year by $179 million dollars, that’s more than … Continue reading “Frierson talks internet sales tax and sports betting in Mississippi”

NCAA deliberations may be concluded before the start of Ole Miss football season

Professor Ronald J. Rychlak is the Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government and Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi. He also serves as  Faculty Athletics Representative, and in that capacity just returned from NCAA Appeals Process hearings in Indianapolis. Here is what he could say about the meeting:

Governor: Fixing the roads won’t include a gas tax

Governor Phil Bryant joined The Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi Thursday to talk about his recent trip to Washington. He shared good news about Mississippi’s economy with Paul Gallo and then talked about the Highway Bill making its way through The Capitol. He also shared his thoughts about “thin-skinned” Democrats and what’s next for … Continue reading “Governor: Fixing the roads won’t include a gas tax”

Clock is ticking on contract between UMMC and Blue Cross, Blue Shield

The deadline nears in the standoff between University of Mississippi Medical Center and Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Mississippi. Many policyholders needing the services of the hospital starting Sunday morning at 12:01 am will find out that their insurance is no good there. (The exception is state employees.) Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney gives you an … Continue reading “Clock is ticking on contract between UMMC and Blue Cross, Blue Shield”

Attorney General talks internet sales tax, sports betting and criminal sentencing

Attorney General Jim Hood joined The Gallo Radio Show Wednesday to talk about internet sales tax. The conversation turned to sports betting and sentencing guidelines for people convicted of crimes. Hood talked about the needed changes in sentencing laws, including what we’re doing to teach prisoners how to reenter society and get a job. “There’s … Continue reading “Attorney General talks internet sales tax, sports betting and criminal sentencing”

Elementary school kids already coding in Mississippi

State Superintendent of Education for Mississippi, Dr. Carey Wright and Pete Smith joined the Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi Wednesday morning to discuss a variety of education issues. Dr. Wright gave updated information on the Task Force meeting happening this week to study “testing requirements” across the state, who’s doing them, who’s being paid … Continue reading “Elementary school kids already coding in Mississippi”

Sports betting could be ‘up and running’ next month

Executive Director of the State’s Gaming Commission, Allen Godfrey joined the GalloShow to give an update on casino’s preparation for sports betting. Godfrey says sports betting could be ready to roll next month. So what will that look like and how much revenue can we expect?

State Rep. wants to examine the books of Mississippi Prison Industries

Chairman of Accountability in the Mississippi House of Representatives, Jerry Turner joined The Gallo Radio Show Thursday morning with insight into the Mississippi Prison Industries financial and leadership problems. Chairman Turner signaled a commitment in effort to examine the books, the management structure and future of the agency. He also is calling on the State … Continue reading “State Rep. wants to examine the books of Mississippi Prison Industries”

Howard Sherman surprised by ‘friendly fire’ within the Democratic Party

Democrat Howard Sherman decided to run for Senate because he is against “career politicians” like Sen. Roger Wicker. Sherman joined The Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi Wednesday to talk about the surprises in the campaign, like “friendly fire” from his own party. He also addressed the campaign donations he made to Wicker in the … Continue reading “Howard Sherman surprised by ‘friendly fire’ within the Democratic Party”