Jan 31, 2022
Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender get the lowdown on redistricting from Rep. Jim Beckett, who is handling the task in the Mississippi House. Beckett is putting together a consequential puzzle: redrawing the 122 House districts to match population shifts found in the 2020 Census.
Jan 24, 2022
Mississippi Today’s political team discusses what happened in the Mississippi Senate on Jan. 21. In an unprecedented move, every Black senator walked out of the chamber as their white colleagues voted on a bill to purportedly ban critical race theory.
Jan 17, 2022
Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender talk with Bell, D-Jackson, about the myriad of issues facing the 2022 legislative session, ranging from taxes, to teacher pay to medical marijuana and others. Bell also stressed the need to address issues facing the city of Jackson to help the state as a...
Jan 10, 2022
Mississippi Today’s political team discusses how a Mississippi medical marijuana program may be growing less likely as lawmakers cannot seem to get on the same page.
Jan 3, 2022
Mississippi Today's politics team breaks down the seven biggest issues lawmakers will address in the 2022 session. Reports Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender join Adam Ganucheau to discuss what to expect during the session and to analyze key relationships under the Capitol dome.