Representative Charles Busby is the Chairman of the Transportation Committee and he hinted at a possible increase in the gas tax – money that would go for much-needed bridge and road repair in the state of Mississippi.
State Senator Angela Hill was in the house this morning and has a novel idea for funding education… including one that would bring education leaders’ salaries in line with the Governor’s.
Former state representative Chuck Espy was a longtime advocate of charter schools in the Legislature. Now as the newly elected Mayor of Clarksdale, Espy says he’s 100% against charters. The mayor says he is receiving numerous speaking invitations across the state from groups who want to hear his reasoning. That convoluted reasoning is that charters … Continue reading “Clarksdale Mayor changes position, says charter schools have a ‘stench’”
Governor Phil Bryant joined us this morning on The Gallo Radio show to talk about President Trump’s visit to Mississippi for our Bicentennial celebration. He shared what it was like behind the scenes, and his thoughts about the people who were protesting the President’s visit to the new museums.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves joined The Gallo Show this morning. The main topic was the proposed budget that suggested a decrease in total funding of about $1.3 million over fiscal 2018. On this clip, the Lieutenant Governor had some interesting things to say about the financial state of affairs the Democrats left his new office … Continue reading “Reeves: Democrats ‘rob Peter to pay Paul’”
Brig. Gen. Clint Walker is the head of the Mississippi National Guard. He joined us on The Gallo Radio Show this morning to talk about next year’s deployment of more than 4,000 troops. Many of them have had 2-3 deployments before.
There’s a dangerous new drug making the rounds. A synthetic fentanyl that is 100 times more powerful than morphine. MBN Director John Dowdy talked to us about the deadly effects this morning on the show.
US Senator Thad Cochran has been in the national spotlight due to his illness and absence from the Senate. Chief of Staff Brad White joined Paul Gallo this morning and had some choice words for Cochran’s detractors.
We had a caller this morning that shared his views on racism and racists. He says: “If you’re not a racist, we’re not talking to you.” How do you feel about that?
State Senator Michael Watson from Jackson County joined The Gallo Radio show this morning and talked about his relationship with the Lieutenant Governor. And Senator Watson hinted at which political office he’d run for next… take a listen.
Governor Phil Bryant joined us today on The Gallo Show to talk about the Ocean Task Force. It’s a group of business, academic, military and government interests to research and develop underwater drones. Those drones would map and monitor the ocean and it could mean more jobs right here in Mississippi along the Gulf Coast. … Continue reading “Navy’s underwater drones could be built on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast”
House Speaker Philip Gunn appeared on The Gallo Show this morning, and talked about the remarks made by Rep. Karl Oliver. Gunn said many people have asked him to fire Rep. Oliver, but he doesn’t have the authority to do so. If you want him fired – you have the power. Related: Rep Oliver: Louisiana leadership … Continue reading “Gunn: I ‘don’t have the authority’ to fire Rep. Oliver, but you do”