Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
On today's show: The fight to establish a labor union at the Nissan plant in Canton is being reignited with an upcoming rally. Then, after a StoryCorp conversation from Mississippi, find out where free legal help is now available to Mississippians recovering from last month's devastating tornadoes.
3/23/2023 - Jackson Water Transparency | HB 1020 Goes to Conference | Bank Run: Part Two
Community groups in Jackson say they feel shut out as the federally-appointed administrator works to restore the city's water system.Then, we hear from lawmakers assigned to conference on one of the session's most hotly-debated pieces of legislation.Plus, how vague and loose regulations regarding crypto-currency contributed to the latest banking panic.
3/22/2023 - Maximus Strike | Colorectal Screenings | Bank Run: Part One
A coalition of workers' rights organizations call on the Biden administration to take action against a federally contracted call center.Then, health experts in Mississippi advise colorectal screenings to lower one of the nation's highest mortality rates.Plus, we examine the health of Mississippi's banks following a recent bank run in California.
3/21/2023 - Passenger Rail | More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries | Women in Law Enforcement
Passenger rail service could be mere months from returning to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We get the latest from the Southern Rail Commissioner.Then, more medical marijuana dispensaries are opening doors as the industry kicks into gear.Plus, how law enforcement officials hope to recruit more women to the force.