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Chainsaw massacre continues; Barbour cuts $40 million from budget

  Gov. Haley Barbour announced today that an additional $41 million was disappearing from the state’s budget for fiscal year 2010 because of spiraling state revenue collections. Since the budget year started last July, $499.1 million has been cut. “Hopefully we’re making the last cuts of the year,” Barbour said. The latest round of cuts comes just a few hours ...

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'The DEMS'

Luckett says he is running; Hood, Hudson still a mystery   There is almost universal agreement that the Republican field for governor in 2011 already has two candidates in Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant and Gulfport businessman Dave Dennis. A little less certainty surrounds the Democratic field. Democratic strategist and co-author of several books about Mississippi politics Jere Nash was ready ...

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'The big 3'

Bryant, Dennis, Reeves front-runners for Republican nomination When former Gov. Kirk Fordice decided it was time to make it official that he would seek a second term, he called Gulfport businessman Dave Dennis and inquired about doing it at Dennis’s house. Sure, Dennis said, but there was an issue. “We were remodeling the house we lived in, so we were ...

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