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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Jun 17, 2024

Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender interview Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney about the impact of legislation allowing him to create a state exchange where Mississippians can sign up for health insurance instead of doing so on a federal exchange. Chaney said the new exchange would be a positive for...

Jun 10, 2024

Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison, Geoff Pender and Taylor Vance provide an overview of House Speaker Jason White’s plan to cut the state’s grocery tax and phase out the income tax. They also break down the select committee White formed to study state taxes.

Jun 3, 2024

Investigative journalists Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield join Adam Ganucheau to discuss their latest report on the Rankin County Sheriff Department’s “Goon Squad.” The reporters discuss shocking new internal police communications they obtained and published, and they discuss the importance of the ongoing reporting.

May 27, 2024

Community health reporter Sophia Paffenroth discusses with Mississippi Today's Geoff Pender and Bobby Harrison a new law set to take effect July 1 that will provide more timely prenatal care via more easily accessed Medicaid health coverage. A majority of Mississippi births are covered by Medicaid, but delays in...

May 20, 2024

Retired U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Edward Ellington talks with Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender about former U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy’s speech at the University of Mississippi less than four years after the riots that occurred after the integration of the school. Ellington, who at the...