Hal Miller, the President of the Mississippi Trucking Association, stopped by the studio to discuss a variety of topics concerning truckers across the Magnolia State. From how our state’s road and bridges affect their daily routines to how they are actively working to bring an end to sex trafficking, Mississippi’s truckers are an integral part … Continue reading “The Mississippi Trucking Association on the JT Show”
Boil Water Notice after Boil Water Notice after Boil Water Notice. With the next round of cold here, Is Jackson Ready? Mary Wieden and You had Public Works Director Bob Miller on to give us the low down. Listen to what he said.
Matt Steffy, a Professor of Law at Mississippi College, joined the conversation to to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding HB1523, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his guidance on legal marijuana(especially as it pertains to states’ rights), and even a little bit on National Concealed Carry reciprocity. If you missed the conversation, you can … Continue reading “Matt Steffy Makes JT Think and That is Dangerous”
CHRISTY WILLIAMS HEAD COACH OF THE STARKVILLE HIGHSCHOOL YELLOWJACKETS (GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM)
Republican Representative Cory Wilson and Democrat Senator David Blount took turns giving their take on Governor Phil Bryant’s State of the State speech last night. If you missed the conversations, you can find them below. Rep. Cory Wilson’s take on the State of the State Sen. David Blount’s thoughts on the State of the State
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.
Lucien Smith, the State Chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party, stopped by the studio to talk with JT about the Legislative Session, Congressman Gregg Harper deciding to not seek re-election, and more! If you missed the conversation, you can find the full discussion here –
The news broke last week that Congressman Gregg Harper(District 3) will NOT be seeking re-election, and one man has jumped on the opportunity to seek election to the United States Congress, representing Mississippi. District Attorney Michael Guest decided shortly after hearing the news of Congressman Harper’s decision that he would throw his name in the … Continue reading “A Candidate for Mississippi’s Third Congressional District”
Congressman Gregg Harper announced yesterday that he would not be seeking re-election, and he sat down today with JT at Mississippi Blood Services to discuss what went into that decision. You’ll hear all about Congressman Harper’s time in Washington, and you’ll get to know more about his family. If you missed the conversation, you can … Continue reading “Harper Coming Home from Washington”
Jay Houston, the Commander for the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, stopped by the studio to talk with JT about some of the ways criminals are targeting children online and what is being done to stop them. He also talks about how some of the online services based … Continue reading “Fighting Against Cyber Crimes Against Children”
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’”