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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Mar 28, 2022

Mississippi Today's political team discusses the tension between the state's top three leaders about how much income tax to cut, what annual budget to write, what projects to fund with federal stimulus and how to redraw legislative districts. As the scheduled end to the 2022 legislative session looms, how will...

Mar 21, 2022

Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann details his issues with House Speaker Philip Gunn’s proposal to eliminate the state’s personal income tax. Hosemann said he wants to cut taxes, but “I’m not going to risk the future of Mississippi.” Hosemann also says Mississippi is already behind other states in allocating billions...

Mar 14, 2022

State Sen. Angela Hill, a Republican from Picayune, joins Mississippi Today's Adam Ganucheau and Geoff Pender to discuss her bill, a proposal seeking to create "Buddy's Law," to provide mental health resources to minors who abuse animals. She also discussed tension between GOP leaders during the 2022 legislative session.

Mar 7, 2022

Mississippi Today’s Geoff Pender and Bobby Harrison discuss a “crazy” deadline week for the Mississippi Legislature that included a six-hour debate on critical race theory, a stare-down between House and Senate leaders on teacher pay and the constant undercurrent caused by Speaker Philip Gunn’s obsession...