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”

Speaker Gunn reflects on conclusion of 2020 session

The 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session, or what’s commonly been coined by lawmakers as the “session that’ll never end,” officially came to a close this past Friday. During the less than 24-hour stay in Jackson, legislators voted to redirect over $69 million in claw back money to hospitals, farmers, landlords, and veterans. Here’s exactly where the … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn reflects on conclusion of 2020 session”

The 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session finally ends

The 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session, or what’s commonly been coined by lawmakers as the “session that’ll never end,” officially came to a close on Friday morning. “The idea behind [reconvening] was to come in and be real surgical and precise about what needed to be addressed with the CARES Act money that had not already … Continue reading “The 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session finally ends”

Sen. Horhn discusses final portion of the 2020 session

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”

Rep. Lamar on returning to the capitol, lawsuit against governor

The Mississippi State Legislature will be reconvening today at 1 p.m. as the budget for the fiscal year 2021 not only lacks an education portion, after Governor Tate Reeves decided to veto it, but it didn’t leave any room for the Department of Marine Resources. Representative Trey Lamar made an appearance on today’s episode of The … Continue reading “Rep. Lamar on returning to the capitol, lawsuit against governor”

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”

Rep. John Read recaps the 2020 legislative session

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.

Lt. Gov. Hosemann joins The Gallo Show

After a historical weekend at the capitol, in which the Mississippi Legislature voted to remove the state flag, lawmakers are now actively working to disburse the remaining CARES Act money and close out the 2020 session. Today, Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann joined The Gallo Show to update listeners on how the tail end of the … Continue reading “Lt. Gov. Hosemann joins The Gallo Show”

Sen. Doty leads the way on HB 1559

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”

Sen. Wiggins discusses legislature’s flag stance

While nobody truly knows what the Mississippi Legislature is going to do, if anything, in regard to the current state flag, Gerard Gibert of The JT Show tries to get an idea of what’s going to happen through this interview with Senator Brice Wiggins. Check out the video to see what the legislator from District 52 has … Continue reading “Sen. Wiggins discusses legislature’s flag stance”

Speaker Gunn: watch for HB 1510 and HB 1559

Today is committee deadline day for the Mississippi Legislature, and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn joined today’s episode of The JT Show to talk about two bills to watch for—House Bill 1510 and House Bill 1559. House Bill 1510, or the Military Family Freedom Act, would make it easier for members of the military … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn: watch for HB 1510 and HB 1559”

Speaker Gunn Stops by the SuperTalk Studio

Speaker Philip Gunn(Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives) stops by the SuperTalk Studio to discuss the work being done by the Mississippi House of Representatives during the 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT), you can find it here – Speaker Gunn Stops by the SuperTalk … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn Stops by the SuperTalk Studio”