White: Infrastructure “a huge failing on us as state leaders”

State Representative Jason White joined us on The Gallo Radio Show this morning to talk about the legislature and a possible special session. He shared his frustration about not being able to fix the infrastructure issues that face the entire state. And he took aim at the BRIDGE bill which he called “a tremendous power … Continue reading “White: Infrastructure “a huge failing on us as state leaders””

What does Facebook actually know about you?

Starting today, Facebook will be alerting people who were affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Last week, the social network site announced the number of people who had their data stolen was actually 87 million, not 50 million as previously reported by the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower. If your data was among those stolen, a notice … Continue reading “What does Facebook actually know about you?”

#AfterTheGalloShow: Gov. Bryant has tough decision to make

Congressman Steven Palazzo joined us on the program this morning on SuperTalk Mississippi to talk about what’s going on in Washington, DC and we talked about the tough decision ahead of Governor Phil Bryant – choosing an interim replacement for retiring Senator Thad Cochran. Cochran is on the Senate Appropriations Committee – a powerful position … Continue reading “#AfterTheGalloShow: Gov. Bryant has tough decision to make”

Holland: BRIDGE is “the most heinous bill”

Representative Steve Holland doesn’t pull any punches when he comes on The Gallo Radio Show, and today was no exception. We talked about education funding and a possible special session. He has some thoughts about what should happen before any special session. And Rep. Holland had a LOT to say about the BRIDGE bill. Hear the … Continue reading “Holland: BRIDGE is “the most heinous bill””

State Auditor: Counties and cities owe thousands to state of Mississippi

43 counties and 120 towns/municipalities are behind in paying their assessment money to the state of Mississippi. When someone pays a traffic ticket, for example, there is an assessment on the ticket. Money that is supposed to go to the state to fund programs like those for fallen officers and Crime Stoppers. The State Auditor’s … Continue reading “State Auditor: Counties and cities owe thousands to state of Mississippi”

Highway Commissioner says BRIDGE Act puts politics into the roads

Central Highway Commissioner Dick Hall joined The Gallo Show during the final hour to blast the Lieutenant Governor’s “Bridge Act” and how harmful it would be to the long term progress of Mississippi’s highway system. To listen to the entire interview, click here.  

#AfterTheGalloShow: Accountability in the Education Funding Formula

The new Education Chairman in the House, Richard Bennett, joined us for the first time on the heels of a Senate Committee deadline to release the MAEP rewrite to the floor. We covered a range of educational topics from vouchers to funding. I also asked Chairman Bennett about the latest rumors that Speaker of the … Continue reading “#AfterTheGalloShow: Accountability in the Education Funding Formula”

Dr. Wright: There are no ‘exit’ exams in Mississippi public schools

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”

US Attorney: I.C.E. ‘aggressively active’ in Mississippi

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”

State Rep. Jeff Smith Breaks Jobs News on Gallo

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.