Archive | October 16th, 2011

Sales tax growth ‘very worrying,’ Ms. senior economist warns

October 16, 2011

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That spring dip in both the national and Mississippi economy lingered in the Magnolia State through the summer, causing Mississippians to slow their retail spending. September spending showed a slight rise but still fell short of estimates. The state Department of Revenue reports sales tax revenues for July and August dropped below the same months […]

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Ms. Public Policy Center argues state can rollback public workers’ retirement benefits

October 16, 2011

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A Mississippi-based organization that advocates limited government has weighed in on the Mississippi Public Employee Retirement System solvency issue with a call for rollbacks in retirement benefits for some state workers. In a legal brief submitted to a study commission created to study possible reform of PERS, the Mississippi Center for Public Policy challenges state […]

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