Tag Archives: Mississippi Center for Public Policy

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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County spending data now online at SeetheSpending.org

September 13, 2011

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Policy group puts data online for citizens; may sue Hinds County JACKSON – Mississippians can now see the details of spending decisions made by 62 of the state’s 82 counties at SeeTheSpending.org in an easily searchable format. “People are frustrated with the direction of government, and they feel helpless to do anything about it,” said […]

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Show me the money

March 14, 2011

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By Stephen McDill Hinds County and others not compliant with SeeTheSpending.org data requests In talking with the Mississippi Center for Public Policy president Forest Thigpen, MBJ-TV has learned more about the non-profit, non-partisan organization’s most recent project called SeeTheSpending.org. Thigpen, a Delta State alum and former Thad Cochran staffer, says people have gone to the […]

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