Apr 26, 2021
State Rep. Chris Bell, a Democrat from Jackson who filed a bill to restore voting rights to a man who was convicted of felonies, joins Mississippi Today Editor-in-Chief Adam Ganucheau to discuss how Mississippi has fallen behind in changing its voting laws.
Apr 19, 2021
Mississippi Today journalists Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender discuss this week’s state Supreme Court hearing of oral arguments in Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler’s challenge of the Initiative 65 medical marijuana program passed by voters in November. The pending court decision on whether Initiative 65’s...
Apr 12, 2021
Tray Hairston, a founding board member of Mississippi Today and an attorney at Butler Snow, joins Editor-in-Chief Adam Ganucheau for a conversation to mark the newsroom's fifth anniversary. Tray and Adam talked about where Mississippi Today has been and where it's headed, and they also talked discussed race and politics...
Apr 5, 2021
Mississippi Today journalists Bobby Harrison, Geoff Pender and Adam Ganucheau are joined by WJTV reporter Thao Ta to break down what happened — and what didn't — during the 2021 legislative session.