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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

May 31, 2021

Mississippi Today's Adam Ganucheau, Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender discuss whether lawmakers will come to Jackson earlier than scheduled to pass a medical marijuana program or fix the ballot initiative process that was voided by the Mississippi Supreme Court.

May 24, 2021

Mississippi Today's political team analyzes the wide-ranging political and policy implications of the Mississippi Supreme Court's decision to eliminate the medical marijuana program and the ballot initiative process.

May 17, 2021

Mississippi Today this week will launch a reporting project aimed at asking why young Mississippians are leaving in droves and why others are staying. Sam Kapoor, a 28-year-old attorney in Jackson, joins Mississippi Today Editor-in-Chief Adam Ganucheau to discuss why she decided to stay in Mississippi.

May 10, 2021

Senate Corrections Chair Juan Barnett, D-Heidelberg, talks with Mississippi Today’s Geoff Pender and Bobby Harrison about the state’s high incarceration rates and efforts to give more people being held in prison an opportunity for parole. Barnett explains why he works so hard on efforts to ease...

May 3, 2021

Mississippi lost population for just the third time in state history, according to preliminary census number released last week. Mississippi Today journalists Bobby Harrison and Adam Ganucheau discuss what that means for the Legislature's upcoming redistricting process.