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Lawmakers at impasse on state’s ’09 budget

Medicaid and hospital tax are sticking points for Democrats and GOP Budget negotiators signaled last week that progress had been made toward an agreement on the state’s roughly $5-billion budget for fiscal year 2010, which begins in one month. As of late Thursday afternoon, though, no accord had been struck, as most lawmakers not involved in the negotiations sat idly ...

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Barbour comments on 2010 budget

JACKSON — The fiscal year 2010 budget adopted in a special session of the Mississippi Legislature is prudent and balanced and will serve state’ taxpayers, agencies and their constituents well, says, Gov. Haley Barbour. However, not all issues are resolved, and he is concerned about the amount of federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds contained in the budget. “I ...

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Barbour comments on budget

JACKSON — The fiscal year 2010 budget adopted in a special session of the Mississippi Legislature is prudent and balanced and will serve state’ taxpayers, agencies and their constituents well, says, Gov. Haley Barbour. However, not all issues are resolved, and he is concerned about the amount of federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds contained in the budget. “I ...

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