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Financial Inclusion Feature

Understanding the Payday Loan Debt Trap

January 13th, 2011

Once a borrower takes out a payday loan, he or […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Moving Backwards

January 6th, 2011

As the legislature reconvenes for another year, Mississippi is facing […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in Mississippi

December 29th, 2010

Across the country, the cost of health insurance has risen […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

60 Minutes Piece on State Fiscal Crisis Reveals State Revenue Problems, Not Spending Problems

December 22nd, 2010

A report on CBS’s Sunday night news program, 60 Minutes, […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Joint Legislative Budget Committee Recommends More Cuts for State Agencies

December 15th, 2010

Monday, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) released its budget […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature
Policy Matters

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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