John Caldwell(Northern District Transportation Commissioner) joined the conversation by phone to break down how money from the Mississippi Lottery is already being tabbed for use to improve and repair your Mississippi roads and bridges! If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT today), you can find it here –
Governor Phil Bryant joined the conversation on the JT Show earlier to discuss supervisors from Jasper and Smith counties suing the Governor for what they say is overreach on his part in closing roads and bridges in their counties. If you missed his response, you can find it here –
House Speaker Philip Gunn joined us Tuesday on SuperTalk Mississippi for the entire seven o’clock hour. He talked about the situation with our roads and bridges, and how the Mississippi Legislature needs to do something to get these closed bridges reopened. That is likely to involve a special session. But he cautioned his fellow lawmakers … Continue reading “House Speaker wants #MSLeg to take bridge issue seriously”
On SuperTalk Mississippi, Tuesday, April 24, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn stops by during the seven o’clock hour to talk about a possible special session in Mississippi. The hot topic? Roads and bridges. Governor Bryant declared a state of emergency when the Mississippi Department of Transportation closed 106 bridges earlier this month. What questions … Continue reading “Tuesday on The @PaulGalloShow – @PhilipGunnMS”
State Representative Jason White joined us on The Gallo Radio Show this morning to talk about the legislature and a possible special session. He shared his frustration about not being able to fix the infrastructure issues that face the entire state. And he took aim at the BRIDGE bill which he called “a tremendous power … Continue reading “White: Infrastructure “a huge failing on us as state leaders””
Central Highway Commissioner Dick Hall joined The Gallo Show during the final hour to blast the Lieutenant Governor’s “Bridge Act” and how harmful it would be to the long term progress of Mississippi’s highway system. To listen to the entire interview, click here.
Senator Dean Kirby has put together a proposal that he hopes will give Mississippians more control over the taxes needed to fix the Magnolia State’s roads and bridges, and he jumped on the air with JT today to discuss how he developed this idea, with some inspiration from the state of Georgia. You can catch … Continue reading “Senator Dean Kirby on the JT Show”