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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

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...

May 13, 2024

Rep. Robert Johnson, D-Natchez, the House minority leader, talks with Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Taylor Vance on how efforts to expand Medicaid broke down during the chaotic final days of the 2024 legislative session. He hopes those efforts are revived in the 2025 session.

May 6, 2024

Mississippi Today’s Adam Ganucheau, Bobby Harrison, Geoff Pender, and Taylor Vance discuss the breakdown of Medicaid expansion negotiations in the Legislature.