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Fitch expects state's bond debt to drop below $4B

JACKSON — State Treasurer Lynn Fitch told lawmakers yesterday that she expects Mississippi’s bond debt to drop back below $4 billion by the end of the current budget year, for the first time since 2011. She said that’s good because bond rating agencies want to know that the state is keeping its long-term debt under control. Mississippi had nearly $4.2 ...

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Treasurer pitches cost-savings of Free File tax service

JACKSON — State Treasurer Lynn Fitch yesterday joined state officials and industry leaders to urge eligible Mississippians to use the Free File program to prepare and file their taxes for free. Mississippi is one of 22 states plus the District of Columbia that sponsors a state Free File program. “Because Free File helps taxpayers file electronically for free, the state ...

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Q&A: Connie Moran, mayor, Ocean Springs

Moran says running for state treasurer more than the budget Connie Moran, mayor of Ocean Springs/Democratic candidate for state treasurer, has a degree in finance and international economics from Georgetown University. She did graduate work as a Fulbright scholar at the Institute of World Economics in Kiel, Germany, and has worked as an economist at the World Trade Organization in ...

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Q&A: Lucien Smith, attorney, Balch & Bingham

Campaign to make sure right decisions made for state’s future Lucien Smith is an attorney at Balch & Bingham’s Jackson office and a Republican candidate for treasurer. A former budget advisor for Gov. Haley Barbour, Smith was awarded the accreditation of certified public funds investment manager by the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States. Smith has been endorsed ...

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Q&A: Lynn Fitch, Mississippi State Personnel Board; Republican Candidate for Treasurer

Fitch says Mississippi needs an experienced leader at the helm Lynn Fitch is the director of the Mississippi State Personnel Board and a Republican candidate for treasurer. She earned her undergraduate degree in marketing and law degree from the University of Mississippi. Fitch was named one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s 50 Leading Business Women and was part of the ...

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