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    July 23rd, 2014

    A recent appellate court ruling potentially threatens access to health care for over 57,000 Mississippians and the financial stability of rural hospitals across the state.   A federal court ruled that insurance subsidies in states with federally-facilitated health insurance marketplaces are… (read more)

    July 23rd, 2014

    New MEPC Director, Dr. Corey Wiggins, was recently quoted in a djournal.com on July 22, 2014. The story is below:

    Despite making gains in health and education, Mississippi fell back into the bottom spot in the annual Kids Count Report.… (read more)

    July 2nd, 2014

    People with a bank or credit union account are better positioned to participate in the economy and contribute to the nation’s recovery. Banks and credit unions allow people to save assets for future investments, as well as build the positive… (read more)

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    January 15th, 2014

    Patterned after a drug testing program in Utah, HB 49 proposes to drug test applicants for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program that are identified through a screening process as having a “high probability” of substance abuse.  For… (read more)

    January 3rd, 2014

    In my last post, I discussed demographic shifts at Mississippi’s higher education institutions and how low-income, minority students often are not able to persist to a post-secondary credential due to numerous barriers. These students often share one common trait: they’re… (read more)

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