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.
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’”
Former legislator and current Mayor George Flaggs of Vicksburg joined us on The Gallo Show today. When President Trump visited the Civil Rights Museum opening, Mayor Flaggs was one of the invited guests to meet with the President. Here’s a quick snippet from the Thursday interview.
Governor Phil Bryant joined us this morning on The Gallo Radio show to talk about President Trump’s visit to Mississippi for our Bicentennial celebration. He shared what it was like behind the scenes, and his thoughts about the people who were protesting the President’s visit to the new museums.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves joined The Gallo Show this morning. The main topic was the proposed budget that suggested a decrease in total funding of about $1.3 million over fiscal 2018. On this clip, the Lieutenant Governor had some interesting things to say about the financial state of affairs the Democrats left his new office … Continue reading “Reeves: Democrats ‘rob Peter to pay Paul’”
Rep. Joel Bomgar was one of the presenters during the big Opioid meeting this week. Bomgar argued that the new rules and regulations put forth by the Medical Licensure Board directing doctors to put additional restrictions on writing opioid prescriptions may have the opposite effect in solving the overdose epidemic in Mississippi.
Brig. Gen. Clint Walker is the head of the Mississippi National Guard. He joined us on The Gallo Radio Show this morning to talk about next year’s deployment of more than 4,000 troops. Many of them have had 2-3 deployments before.
There’s a dangerous new drug making the rounds. A synthetic fentanyl that is 100 times more powerful than morphine. MBN Director John Dowdy talked to us about the deadly effects this morning on the show.
US Senator Thad Cochran has been in the national spotlight due to his illness and absence from the Senate. Chief of Staff Brad White joined Paul Gallo this morning and had some choice words for Cochran’s detractors.
To say that emotions were running high as they met in the Green Room between interview, may be an understatement. Senate Education Chairman Gray Tollison and State Auditor Stacey Pickering were both on the Show to discuss the PEER Report of the Mississippi Education Dept. Pickering strongly suggested that the Legislature, as well as the … Continue reading “Pickering: Department of Education is a “culture of obstruction””
We had a caller this morning that shared his views on racism and racists. He says: “If you’re not a racist, we’re not talking to you.” How do you feel about that?