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Federal shutdown could erase nearly 1 in 5 Mississippi paychecks

October 1, 2013


JACKSON, Mississippi – The state’s Gross Domestic Product could sustain a severe blow should the federal government shutdown go on for an extended time. Paychecks earned by federal workers made up 18.1 percent of Mississippi’s GDP in 2012, accordiong to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Magnolia State also has the fourth highest percentage – […]

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