MSU President talks start of school, SEC football

As some Mississippi State students are set to move on to campus this Monday, Mississippi State President Mark Keenum joined The Gallo Show this morning to talk about what the upcoming school year is going to look like. He also talks about how he expects the SEC to announce the two additional conference opponents for … Continue reading “MSU President talks start of school, SEC football”

Burl Cain has already started turning around MDOC

Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Burl Cain, who was selected earlier this year by Governor Tate Reeves to fill the role, made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to provide an update on the prison system. Cain came into the job quite optimistic that he could turn around one of the most … Continue reading “Burl Cain has already started turning around MDOC”

State Auditor discusses plan to prevent CARES Act fraud

Mississippi received a total of $1.25 billion from the federal government under the CARES Act to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, and State Auditor Shad White is promising oversight of those funds. Yesterday, White released the details of a five-part plan to prevent fraud as CARES Act funding trickles out to those in need, and … Continue reading “State Auditor discusses plan to prevent CARES Act fraud”

Sen. Bryan talks lawsuit between House and Governor

It is official. The 105-page piece of litigation brought about by Speaker Philip Gunn against Governor Tate Reeves has made its way to the attorney general’s office. Yesterday, the news surfaced that Gunn was planning to file a lawsuit against Reeves over the first term governor’s decision to veto a large portion of the education … Continue reading “Sen. Bryan talks lawsuit between House and Governor”

COVID-19 update from Mississippi’s State Health Officer

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to worsen across the state of Mississippi, the man himself, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs, joined today’s edition of The Gallo Show. Dobbs talked about the current numbers, the realities of hydroxychloroquine, and how school districts should be approaching the possibility of in-person classes.

MDE superintendent discusses the idea of returning to in-person classes

Last week, the first school district in Mississippi returned to in-person classes, and that district is already seeing positive COVID-19 cases from some students. Dr. Carey Wright, who serves as the superintendent for the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), joined The Gallo Show to talk about the question that’s on everyone’s mind—should students be returning … Continue reading “MDE superintendent discusses the idea of returning to in-person classes”

Perry of the State Health Board looks to keep medical marijuana illegal

Jim Perry of the State Board of Health made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about why the medicinal use of marijuana in Mississippi should stay illegal. “According to the surgeon general and many others, there is no such thing as medical marijuana,” Perry said. “There is marijuana, and there … Continue reading “Perry of the State Health Board looks to keep medical marijuana illegal”

Gov. Reeves calls out Lt. Gov. Hosemann

Today, Governor Reeves joined The Gallo Show to open up on why he decided to veto the education portion of the budget for fiscal year 2021. Reeves, who is a proponent for teacher incentives, called out for Lt. Governor Hosemann for working alongside democratic legislators to cut the incentives solely for the pockets of educational administrators. Watch … Continue reading “Gov. Reeves calls out Lt. Gov. Hosemann”

Speaker Pro Tempore Jason White on The Gallo Show

Now that Representative Jason White has overcome the novel coronavirus, the Mississippi Speaker Pro Tempore took a few minutes this morning to call into The Gallo Show and provide an update from the legislature that is waiting to reconvene, whether that be in October or through a special session. White talks about the prioritization of … Continue reading “Speaker Pro Tempore Jason White on The Gallo Show”

Gregory of the Gaming and Hospitality Association joins Gallo

With baseball starting up on Thursday and basketball resuming on July 30th, sports gambling is about to heat back up in Mississippi. Today, Larry Gregory of the Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association joined The Gallo Show to talk about how the casinos are gearing up to welcome back sports betters plus provide an overall update on gaming … Continue reading “Gregory of the Gaming and Hospitality Association joins Gallo”