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Health & Heath Care Feature

4 Reasons Medicaid Expansion Is Good for Mississippi’s Economy

July 18th, 2012

Amid all of the questions swirling since the Supreme Court […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

The Role of Banks in Addressing the Needs of the Unbanked and Underbanked in Mississippi

July 16th, 2012

At a Mississippi Economic Council event Friday, Dennis Lockhart, the […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature
Health & Heath Care Feature

HEALTH CARE JOBS BECOME CRITICAL TO MISSISSIPPI’S ECONOMY

July 9th, 2012

Mississippi’s overall job numbers have remained relatively stagnant over the […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Building Toward Economic Mobility in Mississippi: Asset Poverty

July 5th, 2012

Low-income working families oftentimes struggle to make ends meet as […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Young Workers in Mississippi Experience Higher Rates of Unemployment than State Overall

July 3rd, 2012

In May 2012, Mississippi’s overall unemployment rate registered at 8.7%. […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Supreme Court Maintains ACA and the Health Insurance Mandate: What this Means for Mississippi

June 29th, 2012

Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

What do Mississippi’s Leaders Think about Healthcare Reform?

June 27th, 2012

Last week, The Mississippi Health Policy Program (MHAP) shared key […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

What Does the Minimum Wage Buy in Mississippi?

June 26th, 2012

MEPC’s blog regularly looks at how the median (middle) Mississippi […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

New Report Shows Less Than 1% of Mississippians Hurt by Plan to Roll Back Federal Tax Cuts

June 20th, 2012

A report released today by the Citizens For Tax Justice […]

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