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”

UMMC: working “for years” to renegotiate with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Mississippi

Kevin Cook, the CEO of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, joined The Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi to talk about the contract negotiations with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Mississippi. The current contract has been going on for “28 years” – something unheard of. Cook talks about what happens when the contract runs out … Continue reading “UMMC: working “for years” to renegotiate with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Mississippi”

What you need to know about the Blue Cross/Blue Shield & UMMC contract

President and CEO of the Mississippi Hospital Association, Tim Moore joined us on SuperTalk Mississippi Monday morning addressing the pending deadline for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Mississippi to accept coverage of patients at University of Mississippi Medical Center. Moore detailed the problems with the existing contract and what the ultimate showdown will mean for the … Continue reading “What you need to know about the Blue Cross/Blue Shield & UMMC contract”

Mississippi ready to ‘pull the trigger’ on sports betting

The United States Supreme Court is set to rule on whether or not states could have legalized sports betting. Right now, it’s only legal in four states. Larry Gregory, Executive Director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission, talked to Paul Gallo about what would happen if and when the Supreme Court makes its ruling. And why … Continue reading “Mississippi ready to ‘pull the trigger’ on sports betting”

BREAKING: Jay Hughes to run for Lieutenant Governor

State Representative Jay Hughes (D, District 12) announced on The Gallo Radio Show Thursday morning that he’s running for Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi. He talked about the need for better education, mental health care and fixing the failing roads and bridges in the state of Mississippi. Hughes also said that while he’s a Democrat, he’s … Continue reading “BREAKING: Jay Hughes to run for Lieutenant Governor”

Possible announcement and school testing, Thursday on @PaulGalloShow

Thursday on The Gallo Radio Show, we may have another political announcement (during the 7am hour) and at 8am, we’re talking about student testing in Mississippi, from a school superintendent’s perspective.   You never know what’s going to happen on the Gallo Show… Tune in starting at 6am: SuperTalk.fm/Listen

BREAKING: Rep. Mark Baker announces Attorney General bid on @PaulGalloShow

Representative Mark Baker announced on The Gallo Radio Show that he will run for the office of Attorney General in the November 2019 election. “It’s no secret that I’ve felt like for some time that the office of the Attorney General is not what it should be,” Baker said. “And we’ve made some changes, we … Continue reading “BREAKING: Rep. Mark Baker announces Attorney General bid on @PaulGalloShow”