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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 Office of the Governor announced Thursday that Mississippi would […]

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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 United […]

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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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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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Budget & Tax Blog

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 & Tax Blog

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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