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On Tuesday’s episode of The Gallo Show, political analyst and Mississippi State chief communications officer Sid Salter joined the conversation to talk about the aftermath of Election Day 2020 and where it all goes from here.
On Friday morning, Governor Tate Reeves certified victories in the four Mississippi Supreme Court races, solidifying the state’s 2020 General Election results. Congratulations to Chief Justice Randolph, Presiding Justice King, Justice Coleman, and Justice Griffis on your victories this year! We certified the election results this morning. And thank you to @MichaelWatsonMS and @LynnFitchAG for … Continue reading “Mississippi election results certified by state leaders”
While Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and the Mississippi State Legislature did not, collectively, get what they wanted with the implementation of a medical marijuana program through Initiative 65, Election Day wasn’t a complete loss for the chamber leader. Check it all out in the video below.
It’s election day across the United States and polls are now open in Mississippi. Headlined by the presidential election, Mississippians will also vote on a tightly contested U.S. Senate rematch between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy. On top of the political races, people will also have the opportunity to vote on three statewide, ballot measures. … Continue reading “SOS Watson: What to know for Election Day”
Recently, Hinds County Chancery Court Judge Tiffany Grove ruled Governor Tate Reeves’ partial vetoes over two budget bills to be unconstitutional, and in response, Reeves has appealed Grove’s verdict to the Mississippi Supreme Court. On Wednesday morning, the first-term governor, in the latest episode of the ongoing saga between Reeves and the state legislature, opened up … Continue reading “Gov. Reeves opens up on decision to appeal ruling on partial vetoes”
The 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session, or what’s commonly been coined by lawmakers as the “session that’ll never end,” officially came to a close this past Friday. During the less than 24-hour stay in Jackson, legislators voted to redirect over $69 million in claw back money to hospitals, farmers, landlords, and veterans. Here’s exactly where the … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn reflects on conclusion of 2020 session”
The 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session has officially come to an end as chamber leaders adjourned both the House and Senate Sine Die early Friday morning. Below, you can find a bill-by-bill wrap-up of the most notable pieces of legislation that were passed this year and implemented into law. House Bill 1087 – Prohibition HB 1087 … Continue reading “2020 Mississippi Legislative Session bill-by-bill recap”
Now that President Trump has named Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his choice to be the new high court justice after the unfortunate passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it’s up to the Senate to confirm or deny the president’s nomination. On Thursday’s episode of The JT Show, Senator Roger Wicker provided his opinion on … Continue reading “Sen. Roger Wicker provides his thoughts on Amy Coney Barrett”
The Mississippi State Legislature gaveled in this morning for what appears to be the final time this calendar year. With Sine Die day not being until October 10th, a date that was self-imposed by lawmakers, legislators will have up to 10 days to adjust any CARES Act dollars that were appropriated back in June. However, … Continue reading “Mississippi representatives discuss return to the capitol”
The Mississippi State Legislature will be gaveling in tomorrow morning for what appears to be the final time this calendar year. With Sine Die day not being until October 10th, a date that was self-imposed by lawmakers, legislators will have up to 10 days to adjust any CARES Act dollars that were appropriated back in … Continue reading “Sen. Horhn discusses final portion of the 2020 session”