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State Budget Hearings Begin

September 30th, 2014

This week the Joint Legislative Budget Committee will hold budget […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Illustrating Poverty in Mississippi

September 19th, 2014

Whenever I give a presentation to young people, I ask […]

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Taxes and Jobs: Will cutting income taxes in Mississippi create jobs?

September 19th, 2014

This month, MEPC has been focusing on jobs. One thing […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Low-Wage Jobs Dominant in Mississippi

September 12th, 2014

This month, the Mississippi Economic Policy Center (MEPC) continues to […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Mississippi Continues to See High Unemployment Rates Despite Economic Recovery

September 5th, 2014

This month MEPC will take a look at the state […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

MAEP Funding and Black Male Dropout Rates in Mississippi

August 29th, 2014

As students return to high schools across Mississippi to rekindle […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Lawmakers Must Ensure Full Support for Third Grade Reading Gate to See Success

August 22nd, 2014

In continuing our look at education in Mississippi, we shift back […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Scorecard: College Attainment a Major Barrier in Mississippi

August 15th, 2014

This month, the Mississippi Economic Policy Center (MEPC) explores the […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Mississippi Uninsured Rate Continues to Remain High While Other States Fall

August 11th, 2014

A new survey is showing that the rate of Mississippians […]

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Back to school brings focus on education

August 8th, 2014

As students go back to school throughout the month of […]

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