State Auditor Shad White and his office have been quite busy over the past couple of months. In May, White found that over $90 million in grants were misused by the Mississippi Department of Human Services, and then earlier this week, the state auditor’s office announced that they had returned $150,000 to taxpayers during the … Continue reading “Shad White discusses the recent work his office has been doing”
The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) wrapped up its 2020 Fourth of July enforcement period early this morning. Overall, MHP issued over 4,300 citations with 116 DUI arrests. MHP Captain Johnny Poulos joined today’s episode of The JT Show to talk about the weekend’s numbers, plus how he expects the volume of traffic to increase with the summertime … Continue reading “MHP Capt. Poulos talks July 4th enforcement period”
As $70 million of the CARES Act funding will go to cities and counties across the state, Mississippi Municipal League (MML) vice-president and mayor of Greenville Errick Simmons made an appearance on today’s episode of The JT Show to talk about what that money can do for municipalities.
Today, the namesake of The JT Show, JT Williamson, called in to not only provide an update on his personal health but to express his view on the worsening COVID-19 numbers. Watch the video below to hear what all JT had to say.
Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney is not only working with families and businesses on the possibility of them receiving insurance renewals due to COVID-19, but he is also working hard as the State Fire Marshal. Check out the video below to get firework and grill tips before the big Fourth of July from the man … Continue reading “Mike Chaney provides July 4th tips”
Senator Sally Doty provided an update from the capitol today on The JT Show. Doty, who has served in the Mississippi Senate for the last nine years, recently led the way for HB 1559, which will “step up and help” those affected by human trafficking. To learn more about HB 1559 or just to get … Continue reading “Sen. Doty leads the way on HB 1559”
Chris Howard, who serves as the executive director of the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services, stopped by the studio today to talk about the ABLE program which helps disabled Mississippians save for the future without having to lose benefits. Through a series of virtual town hall meetings, Howard and the rest of his team will … Continue reading “MDRS to have virtual ABLE meeting tomorrow”
Today, GOP Chairman Lucien Smith appeared on The JT Show to discuss the recent passage of a bill that will remove and alter the Mississippi state flag, plus he provides listeners with an update on the 2020 Republican National Convention.
Freshman Senator Jeremy England joined the most recent episode of The JT Show to talk about the historic weekend at the Mississippi Capitol Building. England, who also serves as the vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, not only reflects on the weekend but also outlines what’s next for legislators.
Scott Waller of the Mississippi Economic Council called in to The JT Show on Friday to talk about the MEC’s public support of changing the flag. Check out the full interview with Waller using the video below.
After Gulfport recently stopped flying the state flag, Gulf Coast Business Council (GCBC) President Ashley Edwards took some time to talk about the importance of removing the flag on today’s episode of The JT Show. The full interview with Edwards, who has served atop the GCBC since 2015, can be found below.
As Mississippians continue to call for the removal of the state flag, Senate Minority Leader Robert Johnson III joined The JT Show to provide a little insight on where the state legislature is in making a decision on the flag. Johnson told guest host Dave Hughes that he foresees the flag being changed by next Thursday. … Continue reading “Minority Leader Johnson says the flag will be changed”