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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Oct 25, 2021

Mississippi Today political reporters Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender discuss with House Judiciary B Chair Rep. Nick Bain, R-Corinth, the state provision imposing a lifetime voting ban on some people convicted of felonies and whether it could be changed without going through burdensome process of amending...

Oct 18, 2021

Mississippi Today political reporter Geoff Pender talks with Rep. Lee Yancey, who has led the House’s efforts to pass a medical marijuana program. Yancey detailed legislative negotiations about the marijuana program, as well as an impasse lawmakers have reached with Gov. Tate Reeves over several details of the proposal.

Oct 11, 2021

Mississippi Today journalists Adam Ganucheau and Geoff Pender discuss how Mississippi is behind many other states in determining how to spend billions in federal coronavirus-related stimulus funds. 

Oct 4, 2021

Mississippi’s voucher program to help single working parents has been underfunded and difficult to navigate because of red tape. 
Carol Burnett and Matt Williams of the Mississippi Low-Income Child Care initiative explain how an influx of federal pandemic stimulus dollars could help.