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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Oct 31, 2022

National NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson discusses Jackson’s water crisis and the NAACP’s Title VI discrimination complaint with the Environmental Protection Agency calling for an investigation into whether the state of Mississippi has over years diverted federal funds that should have gone to help the...

Oct 24, 2022

Senate and House Democratic leaders Sen. Derrick Simmons and Rep. Robert Johnson provide a recap of their joint caucus hearing on the scandal-plagued Mississippi Department of Human Services and its administration of the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. In the poorest state in the country,...

Oct 17, 2022

Shuwaski Young, a Democrat running for the third congressional district seat, joins Mississippi Today's political team to discuss his campaign, his opponent Rep. Michael Guest, and what he hopes to accomplish for Mississippians.

Oct 10, 2022

Mississippi Today's Adam Ganucheau and Geoff Pender break down an extraordinarily busy news week in the state. Topics covered: Medical marijuana drama, Katrina insurance case settlements, Jackson water woes and a conundrum about garbage collection. 

Oct 3, 2022

Mississippi Today’s Alex Rozier, Geoff Pender and Bobby Harrison discuss future of Jackson’s beleaguered water system, will it be fixed and what that fix might look like. It seems the federal government through the Environmental Protection Agency is on board for the long-haul fix. Will the state be?