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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Mississippi Children Continue to Lack Needed Resources

April 30th, 2014

Mississippi children are falling further behind the rest of the […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

What’s the cost? Act that makes tax avoidance easier signed into law without fiscal note

April 11th, 2014

Earlier this week, HB 799 was signed into law, which, […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

HB 799 Conference Report will make it even harder for the DOR to fight tax avoidance

April 1st, 2014

Conference report changes to HB 799 fail to address our […]

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Budget & Tax Blog
Budget & Tax Blog

Legislature Increases Budget Estimate, More Funds Available to Restore Investments in State Priorities

March 25th, 2014

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee adopted new revenue estimates this […]

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Development Finance Feature

Scorecard: Mississippians Lack Sufficient Net Worth

February 27th, 2014

This week is America Saves Week, an annual national campaign […]

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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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