Posts Tagged ‘tax revenues’

Schools to ask lawmakers for a $370M budget increase

JACKSON — Mississippi’s public schools need an additional $312 million from lawmakers next year to fully fund the formula that determines how much money education is supposed to get, state education leaders said yesterday. The state Board of Education approved a 2016 budget request seeking $370 million over the $2.49 billion lawmakers allotted in the […] [...]

City sets new sales tax record, but officials still concerned

BROOKHAVEN — Brookhaven’s latest sales tax report showed record numbers, but some officials don’t want to get too excited just yet because the city is lagging behind some neighbors. The Daily Leader reports Brookhaven’s March sales tax report came in at $415,468.14. In March 2011, it was $400,912.36. Mayor Les Bumgarner says that’s the highest […] [...]

Colleges turning away nursing school applicants

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Amid a statewide nursing shortage, hundreds of qualified applicants for nursing degrees are not being admitted to programs in Mississippi because the colleges can’t meet the demand. The Clarion-Ledger reports community colleges face the most severe admissions limitations. At East Central Community College in Decatur, for example, 485 qualified applicants submitted bids […] [...]

City’s restaurant tax collections beat projections

STARKVILLE — Starkville’s 2011 restaurant tax revenues are ahead of the pace set in 2010, according to the city’s sales tax report. Mayor Parker Wiseman tells the Starkville Daily News the city expects to finish the year strong when November and December reports come in. Total restaurant tax revenues for 2011 through October add up […] [...]

Schools want gaming tax dollars from new casino

NATCHEZ — The Natchez-Adams School District wants to jump on board with the city and county to receive gaming tax dollars from a proposed new casino. The Natchez Democrat reports interim superintendent Joyce Johnson asked the school board at yesterday’s meeting to allow the board attorney to discuss with the Natchez Board of Aldermen if […] [...]

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by Published: June 19,2011

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