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Health & Heath Care Feature

Expanding Access to Healthy Food Options

February 10th, 2016

In the Mid South, small, rural towns and low-income neighborhoods […]

Blog, Health & Health Care

Financial Inclusion Feature

Transforming Communities requires Innovative Policy

February 3rd, 2016

Persistent poverty is a technical term that defines counties or […]

Blog, Financial Inclusion

Development Finance Feature

High-cost lending severely impacts Mid South states

January 29th, 2016

Over the last few days, CFED’s2016 Assets and Opportunity Score […]

Blog, Financial Inclusion

Budget & Tax Blog

EITC Awareness Day

January 29th, 2016

Throughout the week, Hope Policy Institute has been sharing data […]

Blog, Budget & Tax

Development Finance Feature

Children’s Savings Accounts Increase Access to Higher Education

January 28th, 2016

Going to college provides an opportunity to increase earnings, build […]

Blog, Development Finance

Development Finance Feature

Mid South Among the Least “Credit Worthy” in the Nation

January 26th, 2016

Credit is an important asset and helps determine a consumer’s […]

Blog, Development Finance

Education and Workforce Development Feature

Weathering the Storm with Work-Share Programs

January 25th, 2016

Job loss in the recession hit Mississippi and the Southeast […]

Blog, Education & Workforce Development

Development Finance Feature

New Report Underscores Need to Invest in Mississippi’s High-Poverty Areas

January 25th, 2016

Even though the national unemployment rate has dropped to 5 […]

Blog, Development Finance

Budget & Tax Blog

Governor Announces Budget Cuts; Rainy Day Funds Mitigate the Blow

January 22nd, 2016

Mid-year budget cuts announced by Governor Bryant this week will […]

Blog, Budget & Tax

Budget & Tax Blog

Fiscal Notes: Is this the year?

January 15th, 2016

During the last four-year legislative term, 2012-2015, legislators enacted a […]

Blog, Budget & Tax

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