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Our View: Center for Justice and Women’s Fund — 10 years of making a better Mississippi

October 11, 2013

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  The Mississippi Center for Justice and the Women’s Fund of Mississippi launched 10 years ago this year with missions so daunting they could have left the leadership of both organizations wondering “Where do we start?” The answer for the pair of fledgling non-profits was to simply put one foot in front of the other […]

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Center for Justice: Bryant lacks real awareness of health care needs

January 25, 2013

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Gov. Phil Bryant

Gov. Phil Bryant’s pronouncement last week that hospital emergency room access ensures that all Mississippians have health care reflects a poor understanding of how healthcare works for many of the state’s families, the Mississippi Center for Justice says. Replying to Bryant’s statement in an interview with Kaiser Health News, the public-interest law firm also criticized […]

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Attorney general creates foreclosure prevention group

July 16, 2012

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Attorney General Jim Hood has announced the creation of the  “Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention Consortium” to assist homeowners who are struggling as a result of the foreclosure crisis. “The consortium was created through funding from the National Mortgage Settlement that was entered into earlier this year with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers,” the General Hood’s office. […]

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Watching only: Bankers monitoring but staying out of payday lending law debate

January 13, 2011

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By Ted Carter The Mississippi Bankers Association is staying out of the tussle going on at the Capitol over renewal of the state’s payday-lending law. No upside to entering a fray in which you have little or no stakes, says Mac Deaver, association president. While the MBA does not have a position on whether to […]

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