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DAY 3 OF BUDGET HEARINGS: Department of Health: Poverty and Low Health Outcomes Related; Targeted Investments Work

September 22nd, 2011

During yesterday’s budget hearing, the Mississippi Department of Health provided […]

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DAY 2 OF BUDGET HEARINGS: State’s Fragile Economic Recovery is Slowing, State Economist Reports

September 21st, 2011

Tuesday at the Joint Legislative Budget Committee budget hearings, the […]

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DAY 2 OF BUDGET HEARINGS: Medicaid Changes on the Horizon

September 20th, 2011

Yesterday, the Mississippi Department of Medicaid shared its budget request […]

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DAY 1 OF BUDGET HEARINGS: Many State Workers Earn Wages Below Self-Sufficiency Levels

September 20th, 2011

Yesterday, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget hearings commenced with […]

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DAY 1 OF BUDGET HEARINGS: Concerns About University System Funding

September 20th, 2011

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) held day 1 of […]

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FY 2013 Budget Process Kicks Off Next Week With Budget Hearings

September 15th, 2011

The first major event in the budget process that will […]

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Part 2: The Lost Decade: More Mississippians Lack Health Insurance

September 14th, 2011

Yesterday, I wrote about the recently released United States Census […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Mississippi’s Lost Decade: New Census Data Show Increases in Poverty, Decreases in Incomes Over the Last Ten Years

September 13th, 2011

Today, the United States Census Bureau released the first of […]

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Policy Matters Feature

The Economic Costs of Teen Births in Mississippi

September 8th, 2011

In 2009, teen births across Mississippi cost tax payers an […]

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Policy Matters Feature

MEPC Welcomes New Policy Fellow, Francinia McKeithan

August 30th, 2011

Francinia McKeithan will serve as the 2011-2013 State Fiscal Analysis […]

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