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Episode #206

Episode 5

Air date 02/27/14
Host: Wilson Stribling
Guest(s): Sen. Nancy Collins (R), Sen. Hob Bryan, Jeffrey Hess
On this edition of @ISSUE: 
 
Mississippi Highway Patrol officers have been rallying at the state capitol for a raise and a new trooper school. It has the backing of Gov. Phil Bryant, but will it pass the legislature?   
 
Also, parents of special needs children are supporting a bill that would give them a six thousand dollar education voucher for private schools. Guests Democratic Senator Hob Bryan and Republican Senator Nancy Collins disagree on the measure. They the debate the issue that’s being considered.
 
MPB's Jeffrey Hess briefly discusses controversial legislature making it's way through the House. 
 
Finally, a tribute to late Jackson mayor Chokwe Lumumba.