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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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Policy Matters

2010 Annual Policy Conference Recap

October 27th, 2010

The 2010 Annual Policy Conference was a great success. Thank you to […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

The Road to a Postsecondary Degree for Nontraditional Students

October 20th, 2010

A recent post shows many of Mississippi’s fastest-growing occupations with […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Job Opportunities in Mississippi: High-Growth Occupations will Require Postsecondary Education and Training

October 13th, 2010

The recent economic recession has resulted in significantly increased enrollment […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

The High Cost of A Cuts-Only Approach

October 5th, 2010

The recent Associated Press article published in the Hattiesburg American, […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

New Census Data Released on Income in Mississippi

September 29th, 2010

Yesterday, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data on poverty […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

FY 2012 Budget Hearings Recap

September 24th, 2010

On Thursday, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 budget hearings adjourned. […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Medicaid Funding Necessary to Support the Needs of Vulnerable Children and Elderly

September 24th, 2010

As our post earlier this week summarizes, the number of […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Adequate Funding for Mississippi’s Education Systems May Require Additional Revenue

September 23rd, 2010

Throughout the week we have heard educational leaders speak to […]

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