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State revenue collections continue modest rebound

By BOBBY HARRISON / Daily Journal JACKSON – State revenue collections, which have been subpar in recent years, continue to make a modest rebound. Revenue collections through the month of January for the current fiscal year are $52.1 million, or 1.8 percent, above collections during the same time period for the last fiscal year, according to a report compiled and ...

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State revenue collections still in slump

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The news on the state revenue collections front continues to worsen. October reports show fiscal year 2010 state revenue continues to lag behind both budget projections and year-to-year comparisons. Revenues for the first four months of FY10 dropped 7.5 percent, or $111.7 million, below estimates. Revenue for the month of October was 6.74 percent, or $28.5 million, ...

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Jones: UM may have to raise tuition

JACKSON — Ole Miss chancellor Dr. Dan Jones told a crowd of about 100 people at yesterday’s Stennis Capitol Press Corps luncheon in Jackson that a "modest tuition increase" will be necessary to make up for cuts in state funds. If not, Mississippi’s higher education system would be "devastated," Jones said, and would lead to the elimination of personnel and ...

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Barbour: More budget cuts inevitable

JACKSON — With revenue collections still falling, Gov. Haley Barbour says additional budget cuts for FY2010 are “inevitable.” A statement from Barbour read: “In view of the continuing revenue shortfall that threatens the state budget, I have begun working on additional cuts that will be needed to keep the budget in balance, as required by law. Complicating the process is ...

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