Mississippi casinos brought in $33 million over Memorial Day weekend

Going into the second weekend of casinos being back open, Larry Gregory of the Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association is quite pleased with the numbers from this past weekend. “We had a great weekend,” Gregory said. “We opened up, or reopened up, at a great time on Memorial Day weekend. I’m happy to report, statewide, … Continue reading “Mississippi casinos brought in $33 million over Memorial Day weekend”

Flaggs thinks Cain is the “ideal” hire for MDOC

Recently, Governor Tate Reeves introduced Burl Cain as the new commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs was the chairman of the search committee that was in charge of finding a replacement for Pelicia Hall, who stepped down in January amid a swell of gang violence and murders within the … Continue reading “Flaggs thinks Cain is the “ideal” hire for MDOC”

Reeves urges funding for workforce development

After signing the bill to allocate $300 million of Mississippi’s CARES Act funding for small business relief, Governor Tate Reeves stated today that he’ll ask lawmakers to use a portion of the state’s remaining $900 million to fund workforce development efforts.  During his daily press briefing, the Governor stated that this effort will assist Mississippians who’ve … Continue reading “Reeves urges funding for workforce development”

Reeves appoints new commissioners for MDOC, DPS

During his daily press briefing, Governor Tate Reeves announced the appointment of new leaders for two high-profile departments–the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the Department of Public Safety.  You can watch the introduction of both commissioners below and read more about each appointment.   MDOC Governor Reeves introduced Burl Cain as the next commissioner of … Continue reading “Reeves appoints new commissioners for MDOC, DPS”

Beau Rivage President is getting employees ready for reopening

Mississippi casinos are set to open tomorrow just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, and Beau Rivage President Travis Lunn is getting his employees ready. “We are extremely excited to get back to work, to be able to welcome our team members back,” Lunn said. “We started bringing back team members as long as two … Continue reading “Beau Rivage President is getting employees ready for reopening”

Hosemann is “frustrated” with Reeves

Last Wednesday, the Mississippi Legislature passed a bill that will provide $300 million to the state’s small businesses. A week later, one would think some of that money would have been disbursed by now, but it hasn’t. The problem? Governor Tate Reeves has not yet signed off on the bill. “I guess the most socially … Continue reading “Hosemann is “frustrated” with Reeves”

Governor Reeves talks COVID-19, stimulus bill

Governor Tate Reeves joined The Gallo Show on Tuesday morning to talk about the current state of COVID-19 in Mississippi, as well as the unsigned bill that would grant $300 million to the state’s small businesses. Reeves told Paul Gallo that he believes Mississippi avoided a peak and has instead hit a plateau. “We never … Continue reading “Governor Reeves talks COVID-19, stimulus bill”

Gov. Tate Reeves Joins the Conversation via Video Call on The JT Show

Governor Tate Reeves joins the discussion to give an update on his plans for the continuing response to everything from Murder Hornets to COVID-19. Gov Tate Reeves Joins the #JTShow Posted by SuperTalk Mississippi on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Gov. Tate Reeves Sworn in as Mississippi’s 65th Governor

The JT Show was LIVE from the Mississippi State Capitol for the inauguration of the 65th Governor of the State of Mississippi – Tate Reeves! If you missed the coverage of his Inaugural Address, you can find it here –

Mississippi Small Businesses Back Tate Reeves for Governor

Ron Aldridge(Mississippi State Director – National Federation of Independent Businesses) stops by the studio to break down why the NFIB decided to endorse Tate Reeves in his run for the Governor of Mississippi, and if you missed his conversation with JT, you can find it here –