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Balanced Approach Critical to Long-Term Economic Success of Mississippi

August 18th, 2011

Recently, the 2011 Kids Count Data Book and state profiles […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

A Closer Look: Underemployment in Mississippi

August 16th, 2011

In response to comments on a previous post on unemployment […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Fiscal Year 2011 State Budget Wrap Up

August 10th, 2011

Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 ended June 30 with revenues up slightly […]

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Five Facts About Jobs and Unemployment

August 8th, 2011

Friday’s job report indicated that employers across the nation added […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

New Report Battles False Notions on Tax Flight

August 5th, 2011

A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Any Way you Slice It, Education in Mississippi Has Been Cut

August 2nd, 2011

The recent state budget crisis has meant real cuts for […]

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National Policy Center Highlights Underfunding of Mississippi’s K-12 Education System

July 27th, 2011

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities highlights the state’s […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Drug Testing of Workforce Supports Costly, Inefficient and Threatens Children

July 21st, 2011

Misguided calls for policies to require drug testing for workforce […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Expanding Access to Fresh Food is Vital to a Healthy Mississippi

July 20th, 2011

In far too many communities in Mississippi, residents lack access […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Combined Reporting Would Address Corporate Income Tax Loopholes and Level the Playing Field for Local Businesses

July 8th, 2011

A news report this week brought new attention to research […]

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