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Applications being accepted for new SMART rebate program

JACKSON — Applications are now being accepted for the Strengthening Mississippi Academic Research Through Business Act (SMART Business Act) rebate program. The SMART Business Act was adopted during the 2013 Legislative Session to stimulate private investment in research and development through partnerships with Mississippi Public Universities; develop the competitiveness of Mississippi companies; and improve the economy of Mississippi. The rebate ...

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IHL confronts fiscal reality

“We are not here to moan and cry.” That was College Board president Scott Ross’ opening line to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee last week as the Institutions of Higher Learning presented its FY2011 budget request. The JLBC  spent the week telling state agencies that money is slim and could get slimmer before the next fiscal year begins next July. ...

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