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    March 3rd, 2015

    Both the Senate and House tax cut plans will erode state revenueThe state’s income from any source. Mississippi revenue includes: tax collections, fees, and intergovernmental grants. that supports schools, universities, infrastructure and safety. Additionally, neither plan is the answer for… (read more)

    February 27th, 2015

    MEPC recently examined the challenge that Mississippi households face in preparing for emergencies or future needs, such as a child’s college education or home ownership. This lack of savings makes Mississippians among the most financially vulnerable, particularly in the event… (read more)

    February 25th, 2015

    Educational achievement creates economic opportunity for individuals and the economy as a whole. However, for many working families sending their children to college is still out of reach. Mississippi must create policies that make higher education more affordable so that… (read more)

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    January 28th, 2015

    Mississippi families are struggling to make ends meet despite working hard and playing by the rules. The federal Earned Income Tax CreditThe Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal tax credit for low- and moderate-income working people. It is… (read more)

    December 5th, 2014

    In November, Governor Bryant, as required by law, released his budget recommendation for 2016. Bryant’s budget proposes a slight increase in spending over the current year. Despite slow economic recovery, state revenueThe state’s income from any source. Mississippi revenue includes: tax… (read more)

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