Sen. Hopson reflects on 2020 session

With the 2020 Mississippi Legislative Session finally coming to a close, Senator Briggs “Bubba” Thompson reflects on the session that seemingly will never end on Thursday’s episode of The Gallo Show. Watch the video below to hear Hopson’s take on the flag change, plus how the CARES Act funding has been used.

Mayor Flaggs on the flag change

Mayor George Flaggs of Vicksburg made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about the “history” that was made this past weekend at the state capitol with the passage of a flag-changing bill. Check out the video below to hear Flaggs talk about the process, which flag he prefers to become the next … Continue reading “Mayor Flaggs on the flag change”

Gov. Bryant: ‘In God We Trust’ is perfect motto for flag

After the Mississippi Legislature’s recent decision to remove the state flag and replace it with one that touts the four words “In God We Trust,” former governor Phil Bryant joined The Gallo Show to talk about why there is no motto more proper to be prominently featured on the state’s official banner. Bryant, who was in office … Continue reading “Gov. Bryant: ‘In God We Trust’ is perfect motto for flag”

Sen. England discusses historic weekend at the capitol

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.

Business leaders discuss economic side of flag removal

Now that the Mississippi state flag has been removed, two business leaders in the Magnolia State believe the decision to take down the controversial banner will help “grow our economy.” MS Manufacturers Association CEO John McKay and MS Economic Council CEO Scott Waller made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to explain … Continue reading “Business leaders discuss economic side of flag removal”

Sen. Horhn: flag change is “transformative moment”

Senator John Horhn, who was one of the senators to introduce a resolution to suspend the rules and bring the controversial state flag to a vote, made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about the legislature’s recent decision to remove the banner. Watch the video below to see what all … Continue reading “Sen. Horhn: flag change is “transformative moment””

Speaker Gunn discusses decision to remove the state flag

After the Mississippi Legislature voted to remove the state flag yesterday, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn joined the most recent episode of The Gallo Show to talk about the historical moment. Gunn, who has been a longtime advocate for changing the flag, explains exactly how lawmakers were able to get enough votes, plus how … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn discusses decision to remove the state flag”

Historians talk about flag change

As the state of Mississippi is working to make history and remove the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag, two prominent historians joined today’s episode of The Gallo Show. In the video below, Mississippi College professor of history Dr. Otis Pickett and New York Times best-selling author and historian Jemar Tisby talk about why … Continue reading “Historians talk about flag change”

Minority Leader Johnson says the flag will be changed

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”

Rep. Ford joins JT in conversation about the flag

Today, the namesake of The JT Show, JT Williamson, called in to express his view on the removal of the current state flag. Williamson used the first segment to address his own personal beliefs, plus provide an update on his health, before using the next two segments to interview Mississippi Representative Jill Ford. The interview in … Continue reading “Rep. Ford joins JT in conversation about the flag”

Sanderson Farms CEO talks removal of flag

Joe Sanderson, who is the CEO of Sanderson Farms, made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about his decision to support the removal of the Mississippi state flag. Sanderson Farms, a Fortune 100 company engaged in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of both fresh and frozen chickens, annually sponsors the … Continue reading “Sanderson Farms CEO talks removal of flag”

Lt. Governor Hoseman opens up on the flag

Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann joined The Gallo Show to further talk about changing the flag after finally breaking his silence yesterday regarding the controversial banner. Not only does the first-term Lieutenant Governor explain why he chose not to send an initial flag-changing resolution to the Rules Committee, but he also provides his own personal opinion on … Continue reading “Lt. Governor Hoseman opens up on the flag”