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Senate committee advances universal recognition

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A committee in the Senate has advanced legislation that will require licensing…

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Empower Mississippi Releases Dynamic Modeling on Elimination of Income Tax

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Empower Mississippi has released a new report that provides dynamic modeling under…

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Better Jobs Mississippi: Tax Structure for Growth

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Mississippi can eliminate its income tax. Find out more here:

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My nurse practitioner saved my life. Twice.

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In 2016, I walked cautiously into my local nurse practitioner’s office. I…

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Legislature Working to Keep Mississippi Safe and Provide Second Chances

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Both the House and Senate have demonstrated desire to pass meaningful public…

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SB 2792: Expand the Fresh Start Act

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Senate Bill 2792, sponsored by Senator John Horhn, expands the provisions of…

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Kristie Rushing

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What do you think of when you think of Mississippi? Most people…

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Senate Committee Advances Legislation Aimed at Making it Easier for Professionals to Move to Mississippi

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The Senate Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency committee has advanced legislation that will require…

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HB 1315: Remove occupational license requirements for art therapists, auctioneers, interior designers, funeral home directors, and wigologists

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House Bill 1315, sponsored by Speaker Philip Gunn, would eliminate licensing requirements…

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HB 1312: Worker freedom for eyebrow threading, applying makeup, and applying eyelash extensions

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House Bill 1312, sponsored by Rep. Jerry Turner, will extend the repealer…

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Universal licensing recognition advances in House committee

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The House Workforce Development Committee has advanced legislation that would recognize occupational licenses…

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SB 2574: Create a pilot reentry program

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Senate Bill 2574, sponsored by Sen. Juan Barnett, seeks to create a…