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Any Way you Slice It, Education in Mississippi Has Been Cut

August 2nd, 2011

The recent state budget crisis has meant real cuts for […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

National Policy Center Highlights Underfunding of Mississippi’s K-12 Education System

July 27th, 2011

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities highlights the state’s […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Drug Testing of Workforce Supports Costly, Inefficient and Threatens Children

July 21st, 2011

Misguided calls for policies to require drug testing for workforce […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Expanding Access to Fresh Food is Vital to a Healthy Mississippi

July 20th, 2011

In far too many communities in Mississippi, residents lack access […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Combined Reporting Would Address Corporate Income Tax Loopholes and Level the Playing Field for Local Businesses

July 8th, 2011

A news report this week brought new attention to research […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

JUNE JOB WATCH

June 30th, 2011

While a previous post focuses on many different measures of […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Mississippi’s Economic Potential is Being Limited by Long-Standing Disparities

June 28th, 2011

On Sunday, June 26, The Clarion-Ledger ran a perspective piece […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Connecting Women To NonTraditional Occupations

June 22nd, 2011

In Mississippi, 55 percent of households headed by women live […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Employment Is Not Enough To Keep Many Mississippi Families Out Of Poverty: Part 2

June 20th, 2011

A previous post covers the rising number of working families […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Employment Is Not Enough To Keep Many Mississippi Families Out Of Poverty

June 17th, 2011

Many families are working and still struggling financially to make […]

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