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Financial Inclusion Feature

Scorecard: Mississippi has Highest Rates of Unbanked and Underbanked

February 26th, 2014

People with an account at a bank or credit union […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Scorecard: Low and Middle Class Families among Mississippi’s “Liquid Asset Poor”

February 14th, 2014

MEPC recently blogged on how well families are faring in Mississippi, […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Bill would limit Department’s flexibility to fight tax avoidance and reduce tax penalties; has no fiscal note

February 11th, 2014

Last week the House of Representatives passed HB 799 which […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Fiscal Notes Lacking in Mississippi; Other Fiscal Planning Measures Needed

February 4th, 2014

A new report, “Budgeting for the Future” from the Center […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Scorecard: Financial Security in Mississippi

January 30th, 2014

Today, the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) released its 2014 Assets […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

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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