Rep. Jarvis Dortch, D-Raymond Credit: Mississippi House

Rep. Jarvis Dortch discusses why black Mississippians are disproportionately affected by the coronavirus epidemic, and he offers a policy solution moving forward: expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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Adam Ganucheau

Adam Ganucheau

Adam Ganucheau, as Mississippi Today's editor-in-chief, oversees the newsroom and works with the editorial team to fulfill our mission of producing high-quality journalism in the public interest. Adam has covered politics and state government for Mississippi Today since February 2016. A native of Hazlehurst, Adam has worked as a staff reporter for AL.com, The Birmingham News and The Clarion-Ledger and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Adam earned his bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Mississippi.