Archive | January 7th, 2013

Start of new medical school building holds promise of more Mississippi physicians

January 7, 2013

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  In a public gesture that appears to seal the contribution of state funds for a new University of Mississippi Medical School building in Jackson, Gov. Phil Bryant led a ceremonial ground breaking for the $63 million project Monday. The building will be the first new facility on the Jackson campus since the school began […]

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(VIDEO) Business group launches charter school push as foes raise privatization fears

January 7, 2013

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A lineup of high-profile Mississippi business people gathered at the Capitol Monday to launch a campaign to bring charter schools to every school district in Mississippi – provided the parents in the districts want them. Mississippians overwhelmingly support widespread creation of charter schools as a remedy to the many ails of the state’s public schools, […]

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(VIDEO) Gov. Phil Bryant remarks on healthcare exchange

January 7, 2013

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Gov. Phil Bryant comments on the upcoming healthcare exchange and responds to state insurance commissioner Mike Chaney’s earlier comments about its implementation in Mississippi.

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Hypocrisy issue raised in Palazzo vote against Sandy aid for Northeast

January 7, 2013

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  Last week, two-term Rep. Steven Palazzo, a Biloxi Republican, sparked controversy nationwide when he voted against relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy, despite representing coastal Mississippi, one of the regions hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina and a top beneficiary of Katrina disaster aid, Talking Points Memo reports. » SUN HERALD: Palazzo puts politics ahead […]

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