January 2022 Stennis-Capitol Press Forum

A long-running cooperative effort of the John C Stennis Institute of Government at Mississippi State University and the Capitol press corps, the Stennis Capitol Press Forum has helped promote greater transparency of state government. The Stennis Institute of Government and Capitol press have teamed up to hold regular forums where political leaders come to discuss the issues facing the state. Political leaders ranging from governors to U.S. senators to university leaders and a host of other elective officials and key governmental officials have spoken at the forums. The forums have been the site on occasion where governors and legislative leaders have unveiled key policy positions and where during election season opposing candidates have appeared jointly to debate issues.

January’s Stennis-Capitol Press Forums will be held at the Capital Club in Jackson, Mississippi, on January 10 and January 24, 2022, from 12pm to 1pm.

The speaker for January 10 is Mississippi Lieutenant Governor, Delbert Hosemann.

The speaker for January 24 is Mississippi Department of Transportation Executive Director, Brad White.