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Court Says Medicaid Erred on Pharmacy Rule

Posted: 11/13/2009 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that Medicaid officials should have asked the state legislature for approval before tinkering with a law that would change reimbursements for pharmacists.

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Barbour Visits with Secretary, Troops

Posted: 11/10/2009 - Mississippi's Haley Barbour is among a group of governors that met with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and then visited American troops serving in Iraq.

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Hood May Appeal Halting of Two Executions

Posted: 11/10/2009 - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he's likely to appeal federal court decisions blocking the eventual executions of two death row inmates.

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Quitman, Enterprise Have Runoff Set

Posted: 11/09/2009 - Clarke County has a runoff election set for Nov. 24, to decide seats on the Quitman and Enterprise school boards.

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Health Care Rallies Held in Mississippi

Posted: 11/09/2009 - Two outspoken groups on different sides of the health care debate in Mississippi have jumped into the noisy national debate over reform.

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Barbour on Budget Projections

Posted: 11/06/2009 - Gov. Haley Barbour told the Joint Legislative Budget Committee he needs more authority over state spending.

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Barbour: Revenue Continues to Lag

Posted: 11/03/2009 - Gov. Haley Barbour says Mississippi's tax revenue for October was 6.7 percent below estimates, and he doesn't expect the trend to change soon.

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Meridian Faces Declining Revenues

Updated: 10/29/2009 - The city of Meridian is preparing to tighten its budget, based on a 6% drop in sales tax collections in September.

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Barbour: No Special Session This Week

Posted: 10/29/2009 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says there will not be a special legislative session this week, but an economic development project is still in the works.

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Riley Targets "Pass Through Pork"

Posted: 10/27/2009 - Gov. Bob Riley has ordered college and university presidents to notify him if elected officials attempt to hide spending in their districts by transferring money through their schools.

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Barbour Appoints Black to Circuit Court Judgeship

Updated: 10/27/2009 - Gov. Haley Barbour has appointed a black lawyer, who earlier criticized the governor for his lack of diversity when it comes to judicial appointments, to a judgeship.

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Governors Launch Aerospace Alliance

Posted: 10/26/2009 - The governors of Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana announced the launch of a private/public organization to promote the region as an aerospace, space and aviation corridor.

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Burkhalter Named Interim U.S. Attorney

Posted: 10/23/2009 - Longtime federal prosecutor Don Burkhalter has been selected interim U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi.

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