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Rep. Jeff Smith, R-Columbus.

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Mississippi House Unlikely To Increase Taxes, Funds for Roads and Bridges

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Unable to attract enough support from lawmakers, House leaders are giving up on a plan to increase money for roads through a series of tax changes.

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Legislature Could Subsidize Hinds County Megasite in Days

Mississippi could be days away from landing a major industrial project, as pieces of the recruitment effort including special utility rates and incentive legislation are moving forward.

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Uncertainty Looms for Wages, Schools, Health Care in Tax Cut Plan

Despite a controversial $1.5 billion tax cut prompting fierce debate on education funding, state employee salaries, grocery taxes and lottery tickets, the Republican-led tax plan passed the Mississippi House of …


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