Archive for Politics
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Meridian Mayor Cheri Barry and CAO Mark McDonald join Bill and the Dog on The Morning Show and discuss the Threefoot Building, job cuts and furloughs, plans for the former Sears building, Homeland Security, MPSD, the duties of Advisor to the Mayor, and more. Click the link below to hear the interview.
David C. John from the Heritage Foundation joins Bill Smith, Dr Jim Leggette and DD and discusses the financial reform bill now being debated in the Senate. Click the link below to hear the interview. He is the lead analyst on issues relating to pensions, financial markets and institutions, banking regulation, asset building, and Social Security reform.
MS House Rep Greg Snowden joins Bill and the Dog on The Morning Show. Click the link below to hear what is happening in Jackson Town.
Ward one councilman Dr George Thomas visits Fredie Carmichael on “Sunday Mornings with the Editor” and discusses city budget problems, city hall project, needs for the newly annexed area, sewage treatment concerns, Meridian Public School District, Charlie Kent and much more. Click the link below to hear the interview.
Meridian City Council President Bobby R Smith joins The Meridian Star Editor Fredie Carmichael on Sunday Mornings with the Editor. Click the link below to listen.
Lauderdale County Administrator Mike Sumrall joins Fredie Carmichael on Sunday Mornings with the Editor. Click the link below to listen to the segment.
William Beach, from the Heritage Foundation, joins Bill, the Dog and Dr Jim Leggette on The Morning Show. Topics discussed include studies they produced on government dependency and economic freedom. We learn that government dependency is increasing in the US. Also, economic freedom is declining as well, when compared with the rest of the world. This is important since there is a link between economic freedom and prosperity. We also discussed the scoring process used by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to determine the impact of legislation. Click the link below to hear the interview.
Mississippi House representative Greg Snowden joins Bill and the Dog on The Morning Show and discusses Nathan’s Law, the Voter ID Initiative, school budget woes and more. Click the link below to hear the conversation.
Forest Thigpen, President Mississippi Center for Public Policy, joins The Morning Show and discusses school choice and charter schools. Not only did we discuss the status of this innovation in Mississippi, we also discussed how charter schools have made a difference across the country. Click the link below to listen to the interview.
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