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Kevin Frye Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Mississippi senate candidate (district 9), Kevin Frye, has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Total state tax collections in Mississippi reach $7.7 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Mississippi amount to $7.7 billion, the 35th highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

William Godfrey Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Mississippi senate candidate (district 37), William Godfrey, has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Jackson’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Mississippi

The Jackson metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Mississippi, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Mississippi earns grade of B+ for manufacturing health

Mississippi received a grade of B+ on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

Josh Hawkins Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Mississippi house candidate, Josh Hawkins (district 10) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge. Previously, Brady Williamson also signed the pledge.

Madison County’s $3,198-per-month cost of living is the highest in Mississippi

Residents of Madison County need to make $3,198 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Mississippi.

Mississippi’s public pensions are 64.8% government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Mississippi’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 64.8 percent of the total, the 30th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Mississippi disabled veterans still awaiting action on home loan fee refunds

Despite facing a July 31 target deadline, the Veterans Benefits Administration has yet to provide refunds to tens of thousands of disabled veterans who were erroneously charged home loan funding fees.

Average student loan debt for graduates in Mississippi is $30,268, study finds

College graduates in Mississippi have an average debt burden of $30,268, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

Income taxes make up 16.7% of total state, local levies in Mississippi, study finds

State income tax revenues in Mississippi represent 16.7 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

Sen. Neil Whaley Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Mississippi state Senator Neil Whaley (district 10) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Mississippi scores 61.9 out of 100 in litigation climate survey

Mississippi earned a score of 61.9 out of 100 in a new ranking of state litigation climates released Wednesday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

Mississippi ranks 15th lowest in state, local government GDP, study finds

Mississippi finished 15th lowest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Rep. Steve Massengill Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Mississippi house Rep. Steve Massengill (district 13) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Mississippi pension plans are 62% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the Mississippi public pension plans stands at 62%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Rep. Joel Bomgar Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Mississippi house Rep. Joel Bomgar (district 58) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

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