Talking Politics: A New Missouri Mayor Makes History | KBIA

Talking Politics: A New Missouri Mayor Makes History

May 1, 2019

On today's episode of Talking Politics, KBIA's Sidney Steele visits Mexico, Missouri to get to know Mayor Ayanna Shivers. Shivers is the first African-American woman to be mayor of Mexico. She discusses her concerns and goals for the community. You can see the full story here.

Ayanna Shivers is making history as the new mayor of Mexico, Mo. Shivers is shown here at KBIA studios during her campaign for state legislature last October, 2018.
Credit Nathan Lawrence / KBIA

Also, on this episode we explore what medical marijuana legalization will look like in Columbia, alongside KBIA's Sam Mosher. The city is in the midst of addressing zoning concerns for medical marijuana facilities. The full story is available here.

Talking Politics is Hosted by Jamie Hobbs