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Financial Inclusion Feature

Excerpts from “Making Mississippi Competitive: Solutions For Building Assets In Low-Wealth Communities”

April 22nd, 2011

One of the often overlooked strategies for challenging the long-standing […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Thank Taxes: For The Many Public Structures Supported by Taxes

April 18th, 2011

Over the past week, MEPC staff broke from its traditional […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Thank Taxes: For The Operation and Maintenance of State Parks

April 16th, 2011

In commemoration of Tax Day 2011,  I would like to […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Thank Taxes: A Week of Appreciating Taxes

April 14th, 2011

Every day, our tax dollars go toward building a smarter, […]

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Thank Taxes: Putting Tax Day into Perspective

April 13th, 2011

As the tax filing deadline nears, we are given the […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

All Things Considered: Remedial Courses Vital for Adults Returning to Education

April 6th, 2011

A recent letter to the editor in the Clarion Ledger […]

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Policy Matters

MEPC Is Now On Facebook

April 5th, 2011

We are pleased to launch MEPC’s official Facebook page, and […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Proposed Cuts to Counties Could Lead to Regressive Property Tax Increases

March 31st, 2011

Under the cuts proposed in the Executive Budget Recommendation, one […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Mental Health Cuts Target Most Vulnerable

March 29th, 2011

Monday, the Governor released an updated set of recommendations for […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Budget Negotiations: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

March 29th, 2011

On Monday, Governor Barbour released a modified budget recommendation for […]

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