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FY 2012 Budget Recommendation to Account for Loss of Over $700 Million in Nonrecurring Funds

January 26th, 2011

With budget discussions for the next fiscal year well underway, […]

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Community College Enrollment in Online Courses Rises Substantially this Decade

January 25th, 2011

Over the last decade, increased internet access and a growing […]

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Loan Splitting: How an Emergency Loan Can Become a Debt Trap

January 24th, 2011

On Friday, January 21, the Mississippi Senate enlarged a loophole […]

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New Report Shows Depth and Breadth of Recession’s Affect on State Budgets

January 24th, 2011

A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy […]

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Across the South, Households Use A Larger Portion of Their Income for University Tuition

January 20th, 2011

Accessibility and affordability of higher education remain critical to ensuring […]

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Missed Opportunity: Payday Lending Enforcement

January 19th, 2011

On January 18, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted down […]

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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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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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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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