Federal pension bailout unlikely right now

Federal pension bailout unlikely right now

Those hoping for a federal bailout for Mississippi’s ailing defined benefit pension system will be disappointed. According to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, he doesn’t favor a federal bailout of pension funds in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic....
CON program pushes away out-of-state providers

CON program pushes away out-of-state providers

Mississippi’s certificate of need program might have a chilling effect on out-of-state healthcare operators trying to bring services to the state. Scrutinizing staff analyses dating back to 2001 from the state Department of Health shows that the majority...
March revenues up slightly

March revenues up slightly

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee released its March revenue report on Friday and total revenues slightly increased from pre-session estimates even though some tax collections were down in the wake of the coronavirus economic shutdown. The report has...