Friday, August 26th
Upgrading the infrastructure in the Delta with fifteen million dollars in grants. Then, how do you access the justice system when you can't afford an attorney? And, the U.S. Justice Department is saying goodbye to private prisons. We'll take a closer look at some of the reasons.
1/31/2023 - State of the State | Democratic Response | Governor's Arts Awards: King Edward Antoine
The Governor delivers his state of the state and calls on lawmakers to back his policies on tax reform, education and healthcare.Then, the Democratic front-runner in the gubernatorial race provides his response - with an emphasis on Medicaid expansion.Plus, a celebrated musician featured on three Blues Trails markers adds a Governors Arts Award to his list of honors.
1/30/2023 - Medical Cannabis Hits Dispensaries | Jackson Water Financial Plan | Governor's Arts Awards: Betsy Bradley
After years of waiting, patients in Mississippi have access to medical marijuana.Then, Jackson's third-party water administrator lays out a financial plan for the city's system and billing.Plus, recognizing a leading figure in Mississippi's art community ahead of the Governor's Arts Awards.
1/27/2023 - Expanding Healthcare for Women | Medical Marijuana Backlog | Tobacco Policy Rating
A coalition of women and family advocates campaign for legislation to expand health care access.Then, medical marijuana is now available in some Mississippi dispensaries. But leaders in the industry say a certification backlog is slowing down the distribution of product.Plus, Mississippi's latest tobacco policy rating from the American Lung Association.