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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Sep 26, 2022

Mississippi State Personnel Board Director Kelly Hardwick talks with Mississippi Today about the state government workforce, how workers are paid and whether a pay raise is in order.

Sep 19, 2022

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, who has been closely involved in discussions about a long-term fix for the Jackson water crisis, discussed several options and what may work or not. He also discussed the importance of leadership over the next three months, before the 2023 legislative...

Sep 12, 2022

State Rep. Chris Bell, part of Jackson’s legislative delegation, discusses the Jackson water crisis and possible solutions both short and long term. Bell said that to find solutions, leaders at all levels need to “check their egos at the door” and work together.

Sep 5, 2022

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson joins Mississippi Today editor-in-chief Adam Ganucheau to discuss his negotiations regarding the Jackson water crisis. Thompson, who represents much of Jackson, says the city needs to prove it can manage the water system moving forward, and he says he still hasn't seen a city plan for the...