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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Feb 22, 2021

Mississippi Today journalists Bobby Harrison and Adam Ganucheau break down two key transportation funding proposals, including an eyebrow-raising proposal to let Mississippi voters decide whether to raise the state's gasoline tax.

Feb 15, 2021

A lawsuit pending in the high court with more litigation possible. The agency tasked with running it doesn’t want to. An alternative program proposed late in the game by lawmakers. Mississippi Today's political reporters discuss the state's fledgling medical marijuana program that voters passed in 2020.

Feb 8, 2021

House Ways and Means Chair Trey Lamar, a Republican from Senatobia and one of the Legislature’s most powerful members, talks with Mississippi Today’s Geoff Pender and Bobby Harrison about key issues facing the 2021 Legislature. Lamar, like Gov. Tate Reeves, supports phasing out the state’s income tax but says it...

Feb 1, 2021

Mississippi Today’s Geoff Pender and Bobby Harrison quiz state Sen. David Blount about a wide range of legislative issues including education, tax policy, elections and sports betting. Blount, chair of the Senate Gaming Committee and vice chair of Senate Education Committee, also discussed his proposal to help fight...