Ag Commissioner discusses extension of Mississippi State Fair

The Mississippi State Fair was supposed to wrap up this past weekend, however, Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson decided to extend the event due to Hurricane Delta. On Monday, Gipson announced the extension of the fair through a Facebook post, and on Thursday morning, he joined The Gallo Show to talk about what all the weekend … Continue reading “Ag Commissioner discusses extension of Mississippi State Fair”

Dobbs: Mississippi is heading into “fall surge”

As COVID-19 numbers continue to increase in Mississippi, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs took a few minutes out of his Thursday morning to join Paul on The Gallo Show. According to Dobbs, we are, in fact, heading into a “fall surge” of the coronavirus as the numbers currently show increases in cases, deaths, and … Continue reading “Dobbs: Mississippi is heading into “fall surge””

Rep. Guest: Elections could result in 50-50 Senate

As election day is quickly nearing, U.S. Congressman Michael Guest joined Wednesday’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about what the Senate could look like come January of 2021. “We’re really paying a lot of attention to the Senate races,” Guest said. “It’s very likely we could have a 50-50 Senate.” To hear more … Continue reading “Rep. Guest: Elections could result in 50-50 Senate”

Children’s of Mississippi $180 million tower to open in November

(Photo Courtesy of UMMC) The University of Mississippi Medical Center is two weeks away from officially opening its seven-story pediatric hospital expansion. The Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower of Children’s of Mississippi, which doubles the square-footage of UMMC’s current pediatric hospital space, will open its doors at the beginning of November. According to UMMC Chair … Continue reading “Children’s of Mississippi $180 million tower to open in November”

Stennis Space Center instrumental in future of space exploration

By 2024, NASA plans to have landed the first female astronaut on the moon but not without a little help from Mississippi. Announced at the tail end of September, the Artemis program, which includes Phase 1 plans to land the first woman on the surface of the Moon, is intended to create “scientific discovery, economic … Continue reading “Stennis Space Center instrumental in future of space exploration”

Gov. Reeves opens up on decision to appeal ruling on partial vetoes

Recently, Hinds County Chancery Court Judge Tiffany Grove ruled Governor Tate Reeves’ partial vetoes over two budget bills to be unconstitutional, and in response, Reeves has appealed Grove’s verdict to the Mississippi Supreme Court. On Wednesday morning, the first-term governor, in the latest episode of the ongoing saga between Reeves and the state legislature, opened up … Continue reading “Gov. Reeves opens up on decision to appeal ruling on partial vetoes”

2020 Census to end on Friday, October 16

It’s been a back-and-forth battle between the federal courts and the U.S. Census Bureau on when exactly the 2020 Census deadline would be, but after a Tuesday ruling from the Supreme Court, it seems as if the deadline will now be this upcoming Friday, October 16 at 4:59 a.m. CST.  “We’re still sputtering to try … Continue reading “2020 Census to end on Friday, October 16”

DOL inducts the ‘Rosies’ into Hall of Honor

On Tuesday morning, Dr. Laurie Todd-Smith of the Department of Labor joined The Gallo Show.  Todd-Smith, who currently serves as the Director of the Women’s Bureau of the DOL, not only provides an update from the department, but more importantly, she sheds light on this year’s induction of the “Rosies” into the Labor Hall of Honor. … Continue reading “DOL inducts the ‘Rosies’ into Hall of Honor”

Lt. Gov. Hosemann looks toward 2021 session

As Sine Die day for the Mississippi State Legislature was this past Saturday, lawmakers won’t have too terribly long to gear up for the 2021 legislative session, which is set to begin in January—even after this year’s elongated session. This morning on The Gallo Show, Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann took a few minutes to reflect … Continue reading “Lt. Gov. Hosemann looks toward 2021 session”

Latino: D.C. may look a lot different after November 3rd election

Election season is in full force, and it seems as if the nation’s capital may look a lot different after November 3rd. According to Empower Mississippi Senior Vice-President and political analyst Russ Latino, the odds are currently in favor of the Democratic party—in terms of both the presidential election and taking control of the Senate. … Continue reading “Latino: D.C. may look a lot different after November 3rd election”

MEC President discusses decision to take Hobnob virtually

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) is moving its 19th annual Hobnob Mississippi to a virtual format. Typically, the political event is held at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson, however, MEC officials decided earlier this year that Trustmark Park in Pearl would be a safer option as it not only seats … Continue reading “MEC President discusses decision to take Hobnob virtually”

$3.6M expansion underway at MS Veterans Memorial Cemetery

On Tuesday morning, ground was broken for the multimillion-dollar expansion of the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton. The $3,628,930 project, which is being funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA), will include the construction of 1,500 pre-placed crypts across five acres. “We just broke ground this week on a … Continue reading “$3.6M expansion underway at MS Veterans Memorial Cemetery”