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Education and Workforce Development Feature

State Funded Financial Aid & The Costs of College

April 1st, 2013

The rising costs of college have received lots of attention […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Who Pays?: An Overview State & Local Taxes

March 28th, 2013

A report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Limits in Higher Education Funding May Harm Students in Years to Come

March 22nd, 2013

As Mississippi’s Legislative Session continues, appropriations bills for state agencies […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

If We Don’t Expand Medicaid: Who Will Be Left Out?

March 20th, 2013

If we do not expand Medicaid, not only will the […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Mississippi Moves Closer to Passing Healthy Food Retail Bill

March 18th, 2013

House Bill 798, “The Bennie L. Turner Healthy Food Retail […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Medicaid Expansion: An Important Economic and Public Health Opportunity for the State of Mississippi

March 11th, 2013

To view a copy of MEPC’s written testimony click here.  A summary […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

March Job Watch

March 8th, 2013

The U.S. added 236,000 jobs in the month of February […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Scorecard: Subprime Credit in Mississippi

March 7th, 2013

Credit is an important asset and plays a significant role […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

America Saves Week: Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.

March 1st, 2013

This week, MEPC joined hundreds of not-for-profits, government agencies and […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

The Rising Costs of Corrections

February 27th, 2013

Mississippi’s corrections costs are on the rise.  As shown below […]

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