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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Mar 27, 2023

Mississippi Today's political team shares their biggest surprises of the 2023 legislative session, breaking down major issues that lawmakers are debating (or not debating) in the final days of the session.

Mar 20, 2023

Senate Education Chairman Dennis DeBar, R-Leakesville, outlines the Senate plan to tweak the Mississippi Adequate Education Program funding formula for K-12 education, then fully fund it for the first time in more than a decade. The issue is now before the House, where the GOP leadership, along with the governor,...

Mar 13, 2023

Mississippi Today's political team speaks with Rep. Ed Blackmon, a Democrat from Canton who has served 41 years in the Legislature. Blackmon shares his perspective on several controversial bills authored in 2023, as well as his decades of civil rights works and career legacy.

Mar 6, 2023

Mississippi Today's political team breaks down three major bills still very much pending in the 2023 legislative session — two of them very much expected, and the third a major surprise that no one saw coming.