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Funding an Issue for Ethics Commission

Posted: 12/27/2012 - As Mississippi lawmakers get ready to craft a spending plan for the next budget year, one of the state's smallest agencies could be hit with cuts.

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Jobless Rate Down in November

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Unemployment rates fell from October to November in all but one of Mississippi's 82 counties, mostly because fewer people sought work.

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Bryant Weighs in on Tort Reform Law

Updated: 12/19/2012 - Gov. Phil Bryant is touting Mississippi's tort reform laws as a conduit for economic development in new court papers filed in a Philadelphia case.

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Alabama Senator Proposes 'Right-to-Work' Amendment

Posted: 12/18/2012 - A state senator plans to introduce an amendment to Alabama's constitution giving workers in the state the right to a job regardless of whether they are a member of a union or not.

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Bryant Pushing Education Agenda

Posted: 12/17/2012 - With just a few weeks to go before lawmakers are back at the state capitol, Gov. Phil Bryant says get ready for the education session.

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Lawmakers Brush Up on Education Proposals

Posted: 12/13/2012 - The Mississippi House and Senate education committees met to discuss elementary-school reading skills, teacher evaluations and charter schools.

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Cost of Medicaid Expansion Main Concern

Posted: 12/11/2012 - Cost is the primary concern for Mississippi lawmakers faced with a decision on whether to expand the state Medicaid program with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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Hood Talks Fiscal Cliff

Posted: 12/09/2012 - Mississippi's attorney general is predicting an outcome for the approaching fiscal cliff.

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Child Care Finger Scanning System Has Opposition

Posted: 12/07/2012 - Opponents of a child care finger scanning system in Mississippi say it's causing financial harm to providers who are part of it and they're pointing their fingers at the Department of Human Services.

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Sen. Alice Harden Dies

Updated: 12/08/2012 - Mississippi state Sen. Alice Harden, who served in the office for 24 years, has died at age 64.

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Latham Advises Feds on Disaster Recovery

Posted: 12/04/2012 - The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency director made recommendations to Congress about streamlining the recovery process in large disasters.

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