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Governor Announces Budget Cuts; Rainy Day Funds Mitigate the Blow

January 22nd, 2016

Mid-year budget cuts announced by Governor Bryant this week will […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Across the South, Households Use A Larger Portion of Their Income for University Tuition

January 20th, 2016

Accessibility and affordability of higher education remain critical to ensuring […]

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Fiscal Notes: Is this the year?

January 15th, 2016

During the last four-year legislative term, 2012-2015, legislators enacted a […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Childless Adults in Mississippi Will Lose SNAP Benefits in 2016

January 14th, 2016

In 2016, more than 500,000 people across the United States […]

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Housing Feature

Strong Housing Market Inaccessible, Particularly in High-Poverty Areas

January 8th, 2016

A strong housing market in the United States remains inaccessible […]

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Budget Matters: Take Action

December 18th, 2015

So far, the state budget process this year has been […]

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Budget Matters: The Basics

December 17th, 2015

As HOPE’s focus on the state budget continues this week, […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Budget Matters: What’s at stake?

December 15th, 2015

State Budget decisions directly influence the quality of education that […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Actual School Funding in Mississippi Still Below Pre-recession Levels

December 10th, 2015

Despite a rise in nominal dollars after the deep cuts […]

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Tax Revenue Estimate Revised Downward, Could Mean Budget Cuts

December 7th, 2015

Tax collections for the current budget year are expected to […]

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