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Check Cashers Charge More in Mississippi than in Any Other State in the Region

September 8th, 2010

Payday loans are advertised as providing solutions to individuals that […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Women of Mississippi Still Earn Less than Men with Similar Education

September 3rd, 2010

This week the Clarion-Ledger ran an article entitled “Young women […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

5 Years Later: The Effects of Hurricane Katrina and the Recession on State Revenue

September 1st, 2010

In the last five years, the state has endured some […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

10 Years of Job Growth and Job Loss in Mississippi

August 26th, 2010

Over the past week, a significant amount of media coverage […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Unemployment Insurance Critical to Struggling Mississippians

August 23rd, 2010

Sunday’s Clarion-Ledger article “More Time for Jobless” on unemployment insurance […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Mississippi Accepts $98 million in Federal Funding for Education

August 20th, 2010

The Governor’s office announced Thursday that Mississippi would be applying […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Cut to the Bone: The Impact of Budget Cuts on Mental Health in Mississippi

August 18th, 2010

One agency where state budget cuts may have finally cut […]

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Policy Matters

A Closer Look: The Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act

August 13th, 2010

This week, there has been considerable discussion surrounding the $249 […]

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Mississippi Can’t Afford to Leave Nearly $250 Million on the Table

August 11th, 2010

The recent state fiscal relief legislation passed by the U.S. […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Higher Education Critical for Family Economic Security and State Economic Advancement

August 6th, 2010

Across Mississippi, students are returning to the classroom for the […]

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