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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Jan 30, 2023

Mississippi Today's politics team discusses how the 2023 governor's race and lieutenant governor's race could provide more fireworks than any statewide cycle in recent memory.

Jan 23, 2023

Mississippi Today's politics team Adam Ganucheau, Bobby Harrison, and Geoff Pender break down some key results from a new Mississippi Today/Siena College poll. The team focuses on an overwhelming percentage of Mississippians who support expanding Medicaid and who want a new governor in 2023.

Jan 16, 2023

House Education Chairman Richard Bennett discusses education issues before the 2023 Legislature. He wants to expand preschool in Mississippi, and differs with Lt. Gov. Hosemann on incentivizing ‘modified calendars,’ or year-‘round classes for districts.

Jan 9, 2023

Sally Doty, director of Mississippi’s broadband expansion office, stresses the importance of people logging on to, or calling or texting “Internet” to 601-439-2535 to report inadequate or nonexistent internet service. The data collected from this will be used to determine how much federal money...

Jan 2, 2023

Mississippi Today's politics team breaks down key issues lawmakers could address in the 2023 legislative session. They also discuss how the statewide and legislative election year could affect the outcome of certain policy debates.