1/12/2022 - Hospitals | Teacher Pay | Rep. Robert Johnson
Hospitals grapple with rising COVID-19 case counts.
Then, a pay raise for Mississippi teachers comes into focus.
And, we return to our conversation with State House Minority Leader Robert Johnson.
1/25/2022 - MDOT | Roe v. Wade | Gulf Sturgeon
The state Transportation Commissioner sounds the alarm on worker shortages within his department. Then, anti-abortion rights activists hope this year's anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision is the last. And, a mammoth endangered fish is detected in Jackson for the first time in over twenty-five years.
1/24/2022 - Senate Walkout | Gun Violence | COVID-19
Black state Senators walk out over a bill aimed at banning so-called "Critical Race Theory." Then, the city of Jackson grieves hundreds of lives lost to gun violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. And, a Mississippi OB-GYN talks COVID and vaccines.
1/21/2022 - COVID-19 | Legislature | Astronomy
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 threatens to put Deep South hospitals in a death spiral. Then, why one State Rep wants to take a chunk out of the Superintendent of Education's salary. And, we talk with the Mississippi State University astronomer working to put a telescope on the surface of the moon.