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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 United […]

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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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Health & Heath Care Feature

Healthcare Reform is Good for Working Mississippians

August 5th, 2010

Yesterday, a summit was hosted on healthcare reform in Mississippi. […]

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Is Mississippi’s Sales Tax Holiday Really Worth Celebrating?

August 2nd, 2010

Amid the revelry of Mississippi’s second Sales Tax Holiday lays […]

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Budget Spotlight: Mississippi Department of Mental Health Budget FY 2009-FY 2011

July 26th, 2010

Much has been discussed about the state’s successive budget cuts […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Unemployment Insurance Extension Benefits Mississippi’s Economy

July 21st, 2010

Today, the United States Senate will vote on a bill […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Workers in the Public Sector Provide Services Vital to Mississippi’s Economy

July 9th, 2010

Not only do Mississippians who choose careers as public servants […]

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FY 2010 Revenue in Under Estimate, FY 2011 Appropriations Further Reduce Budget

July 2nd, 2010

All but one month in Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 saw […]

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Achieving Self-Sufficiency: How Much Income Do Working Families in Mississippi Need to Meet Their Basic Expenses?

June 25th, 2010

The current recession has affected many of Mississippi’s working families. […]

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Lower-Income Earners Pay More State and Local Taxes in Mississippi

June 18th, 2010

Eighty percent (80%) of Mississippi residents earn an income of less […]

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