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Listen to MEPC Director Ed Sivak Live at 5:05 on 97.3 FM (Jackson)

December 3rd, 2010

Ed Sivak will be a guest tonight at 5:05 p.m. […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

State General Fund Revenue Expected to Remain Level for FY 2012; Total Budget Hole Still Looms

December 2nd, 2010

In November, the Revenue Estimating Group released its revised Fiscal […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

MISSISSIPPI JOB WATCH, October 2010

November 30th, 2010

Mississippi’s unemployment rate improved slightly to 9.7% from September to […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Helps Families Make Ends Meet in Current Recession

November 24th, 2010

Programs that ensure low-income, working families have adequate resources for […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

“Level” Funding is not Full Funding: State Would Fall Nearly a Quarter Billion Dollars Short of Fully Funding Education

November 22nd, 2010

The Executive Budget Recommendation calls for “level” funding of the […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Joint Legislative Budget Committee Update

November 18th, 2010

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee approved a possible plan for […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Cuts Only Approach Persists in Governor’s Budget Recommendation for FY 2012

November 16th, 2010

Governor Barbour’s budget recommendation for FY 2012, released yesterday, calls […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Mississippi Income Tax Brackets Remain Unchanged for Twenty Seven Years

November 10th, 2010

In the last 25 years, the median income in Mississippi has […]

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Policy Matters Feature

Breakout Session Wrap Up: Predatory Lending in Mississippi

November 4th, 2010

Payday loans have had a negative impact on working families […]

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Policy Matters Feature

Breakout Session Wrap Up: Preparing Mississippi’s Workforce

October 28th, 2010

Mississippi has opportunities to connect low-wage, low-income adults to quality […]

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