The Mississippi State Legislature gaveled in this morning for what appears to be the final time this calendar year. With Sine Die day not being until October 10th, a date that was self-imposed by lawmakers, legislators will have up to 10 days to adjust any CARES Act dollars that were appropriated back in June. However, … Continue reading “Mississippi representatives discuss return to the capitol”
The Mississippi State Legislature will be gaveling in tomorrow morning for what appears to be the final time this calendar year. With Sine Die day not being until October 10th, a date that was self-imposed by lawmakers, legislators will have up to 10 days to adjust any CARES Act dollars that were appropriated back in … Continue reading “Sen. Horhn discusses final portion of the 2020 session”
For what (hopefully) appears to be the final time during the 2020 session, the Mississippi State Legislature is set to reconvene this week. According to the state’s two chamber leaders, lawmakers plan to return to Jackson on Thursday with two main priorities: (1) adjust any CARES Act appropriations that were made back in June, and … Continue reading “Legislature to reconvene this week for final time in 2020”
With the State Executive Committee planning to meet one week from today in order to select a new GOP chair, both the current chairman, Lucien Smith, and Governor Tate Reeves have endorsed the same candidate—Frank Bordeaux. Bordeaux, who most recently served on the commission responsible for selecting a new state flag, is vice president of … Continue reading “Bordeaux in line to replace Smith as MSGOP chair”
With the unfortunate passing of longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, University of Mississippi Law Professor Ronald Rychlak joined today’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about where the SCOTUS goes from here. As reported by Fox News, President Trump already has five names in mind, however, the Senate will need a majority vote in … Continue reading “What’s next for SCOTUS after the loss of Justice Ginsburg?”
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”