Yesterday, Staff Director of the Public Utilities Staff Sally Doty announced that 15 Mississippi co-ops will receive funding through the $65 million grant program established by the “COVID-19 Connectivity Act.” Doty, a former Senator who worked on the bill, joined today’s episode of The JT Show to explain the ins and outs of the grant program, including … Continue reading “Sally Doty discusses $65 million going to co-ops”
Congressman Steven Palazzo called in to The JT Show today to give listeners an update from D.C. From the Trump administration to legislation he is currently working on, Palazzo (District 4) talks about it all. Take a listen for yourself!
Governor Tate Reeves vetoed several bill before Wednesday’s deadline, including the education appropriations bill and two criminal justice reform bills. Check out the video below to hear Senator Daniel Sparks talk about the decisions made by Reeves.
John Read of the Mississippi House of Representatives made an appearance on The Gallo Show this morning to recap the 2020 legislative session. From the removal of the state flag to complications induced by the novel coronavirus, this year’s session was both unusually long and historic. Hear all about it below.
Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann joined The Gallo Show to further talk about changing the flag after finally breaking his silence yesterday regarding the controversial banner. Not only does the first-term Lieutenant Governor explain why he chose not to send an initial flag-changing resolution to the Rules Committee, but he also provides his own personal opinion on … Continue reading “Lt. Governor Hoseman opens up on the flag”
Today, Representative Becky Currie made an appearance on The JT Show to talk about everything and anything that’s going on at the state capitol. From the removal of the state flag to how the legislature is looking to proceed with the $900 million remaining in CARES Act money, you’re not going to want to miss … Continue reading “Rep. Currie on the flag, CARES Act money”
Amid what he described as “the session that won’t end,” Representative Jason White joined today’s episode of The Gallo Show to provide an update on the 2020 Legislative Session. The Speaker Pro Tempore talks about the current budget situation, bipartisanship being created by COVID-19, and more. Check out the video below to hear what all … Continue reading “Rep. Jason White with an update from the capitol”
Lucien Smith, chairman of the Mississippi GOP, announced the party’s rerouted convention plans for 2020 during a recent appearance on The JT Show. “We are on track now for a state convention,” he said. “We are now going to have county conventions on July 11, and we’re going to have state convention on August 1.” Smith … Continue reading “GOP chair Smith announces party’s new convention dates”
Yesterday afternoon, a handful of Mississippi senators introduced a resolution that seeks to suspend the rules for consideration and ultimately revive Senate Bill 2446 to change the state flag. One of those senators, John Horhn, desperately wants a removal of the current state flag, however, he does not believe his peers in the Mississippi Legislature … Continue reading “Sen. Horhn: fellow legislators won’t join in removing the flag”
Yesterday afternoon, senators Derrick Simmons and David Blount introduced a resolution that would suspend the rules for consideration and ultimately revive Senate Bill 2446 to change the Mississippi state flag. Governor Tate Reeves, during an appearance on this morning’s episode of The Gallo Show, voiced his opinion on the move made by Simmons, Blount, and … Continue reading “Gov. Reeves responds to senators’ flag move”
Senator David Blount joined The Gallo Show today to provide his insight into what’s going on at the state capitol. Blount, who is in his first year as the chairman of the Gaming Committee, noted that mobile gaming is not in the conversation right now, however, it will be in the future. “Long term, the … Continue reading “Sen. Blount with an update from the capitol”
Today is committee deadline day for the Mississippi Legislature, and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn joined today’s episode of The JT Show to talk about two bills to watch for—House Bill 1510 and House Bill 1559. House Bill 1510, or the Military Family Freedom Act, would make it easier for members of the military … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn: watch for HB 1510 and HB 1559”