Sources estimate the state will end its fiscal year on June 30 with a shortfall of between $60 and $75 million in a budget of $6.34 billion. Gov. Phil Bryant will have to determine how to address it, including possibly calling a special session. Daily Journal capitol bureau chief Bobby Harrison (4:48) joins Derek and Brad to explain the hole in the state’s budget and what methods exist for balancing it.
Also on today’s show, law enforcement reporter William Moore (12:03) talks about a Saturday night incident that left a man dead and a Tupelo Police officer and police department dog injured. It is the second time in a week that a person was killed in connection with an incident involving Tupelo police.
Photographer Adam Robison (19:37) discusses his photo essay on an exhibit of Coca-Cola memorabilia that is housed at the Tupelo Automobile Museum. Brad (24:56) breaks down the wackiest crime reports of last week.