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Mississippi Economic Update

January 17th, 2014

As the 2014 Legislative Session continues, I wanted to take […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

TANF families need the benefits, not more barriers

January 15th, 2014

Patterned after a drug testing program in Utah, HB 49 […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Investing In Our Future

January 3rd, 2014

In my last post, I discussed demographic shifts at Mississippi’s […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Mississippi’s Colleges and Universities Now Enroll More Students. Who Are They?

December 26th, 2013

Last time, I talked about financial aid within Mississippi, particularly […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Blind Bets: Fiscal Analysis Lacking on Revenue Bills

December 20th, 2013

During the 2013 legislative session, legislators enacted a number of […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Joint Legislative Budget Committee Recommendation Underfunds State Priorities to Build Up Reserves

December 10th, 2013

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee presented a budget recommendation for […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Joint Legislative Budget Committee Released Budget Recommendation, Leaves $548 Million Unallocated

December 4th, 2013

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee released their budget recommendation for […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Financial Aid Key to Mississippi Higher Education Future

December 2nd, 2013

Last week, I wrote about some of the hurdles Mississippians […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Governor’s Budget Provides Increases for Public Safety, Health, and Capitol Projects, “Level” Funding for Underfunded K-12 Schools

November 27th, 2013

Governor Phil Bryant’s budget recommendation for FY 2015 increases state […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

State Revenue Continues to Rebound; Time to Reinvest in State Priorities

November 26th, 2013

State lawmakers are continuing to gear up for the preparation […]

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