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State insurance chief disputes report he’s putting Exchange on hold

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney is puzzled by a story in another newspaper Friday reporting that he will wait until after the November elections to do further work on a state health insurance exchange for individuals and businesses as part of the Affordable Care Act. “I want to make it clear that my position regarding the Health Insurance Exchange has ...

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Bryant’s office set conference to coincide with Catholic Day

Mississippi’s Catholic leaders have spoken out strongly against the state’s plans to adopt a stringent Alabama-style immigration law, but Gov. Phil Bryant’s supporters set aside “Catholic Day” at the Capitol last Wednesday to champion just such a law. Bryant joined with Mississippi Tea Party and the Mississippi Federation for Immigration Reform and Enforcement to detail support for legislation that would ...

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‘Catholic Day’ or not, Bryant to vow immigration crackdown support

By Ted Carter Gov. Phil Bryant will gather in the Capitol Wednesday with Tea Party allies to detail progress on giving Mississippi an “Alabama-style” law to keep undocumented immigrants from working in the state. The 1:30 p.m. joint press conference with the Mississippi Federation for Immigration Reform and Enforcement and the Mississippi Tea Party could present some awkwardness because of ...

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