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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Jul 8, 2024

State Sen. Hob Bryan, D-Amory, covers a wide array of issues facing the state during an interview with Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender. Bryan argues Mississippi’s ability to deal with major issues will be stymied if the personal income tax is eliminated as some politicians advocate.


Jul 1, 2024

Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender interview Mississippi Democratic Party Chairman Cheikh Taylor about President Joe Biden’s debate performance and the future of the Democratic Party in Mississippi. Taylor, a state House member from Starkville, also expressed hope that the Legislature will finally...


Jun 24, 2024

New Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Mike Hurst talks with Mississippi Today's Geoff Pender and Taylor Vance about November 2024 and 2027 elections, Medicaid expansion and party platform and why state Republicans should celebrate Juneteenth.


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.