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Mississippi’s Public Sector Workers Earn Less than their Counterparts in the Surrounding States

September 21st, 2010

The budget hearings kicked off yesterday with a presentation made […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Poverty Increases in Mississippi as Families Continue to Experience Economic Hardship During Current Recession

September 20th, 2010

On September 16th, the U.S. Census Bureau released preliminary 2009 […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Budget Discussions Begin for FY 2012 as Federal Stimulus Cliff Looms

September 20th, 2010

Starting September 20th, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee will begin […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Census Bureau Releases 2009 Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Data

September 15th, 2010

Sunday’s Clarion Ledger foreshadowed the upcoming release of 2009 income, […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature
Financial Inclusion Feature

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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