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”

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”

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”

Tuesday on The @PaulGalloShow – @PhilipGunnMS

On SuperTalk Mississippi, Tuesday, April 24, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn stops by during the seven o’clock hour to talk about a possible special session in Mississippi. The hot topic? Roads and bridges. Governor Bryant declared a state of emergency when the Mississippi Department of Transportation closed 106 bridges earlier this month. What questions … Continue reading “Tuesday on The @PaulGalloShow – @PhilipGunnMS”

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”