House Speaker wants #MSLeg to take bridge issue seriously

House Speaker Philip Gunn joined us Tuesday on SuperTalk Mississippi for the entire seven o’clock hour. He talked about the situation with our roads and bridges, and how the Mississippi Legislature needs to do something to get these closed bridges reopened. That is likely to involve a special session. But he cautioned his fellow lawmakers … Continue reading “House Speaker wants #MSLeg to take bridge issue seriously”

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”

#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”

Gunn: I ‘don’t have the authority’ to fire Rep. Oliver, but you do

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:┬áRep Oliver: Louisiana leadership … Continue reading “Gunn: I ‘don’t have the authority’ to fire Rep. Oliver, but you do”

Speaker Gunn talks pros and cons of a state lottery

There’s been a lot of talk about whether there will or won’t be a lottery in Mississippi. Earlier this week, Governor Phil Bryant hinted it might be part of the special session called this year. And then there is the question of whether or not the House Speaker, Philip Gunn would support the legislation. Speaker … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn talks pros and cons of a state lottery”