January 14, 2013

Mississippi Economic Policy Center: Putting the Pieces Together: A Taxpayer’s Guide to the Mississippi Budget

ITEP Work in Action

Budget decisions directly influence the quality of education that our children receive, the condition of the roads that we travel, the safety of our communities and the level of trust we can place in professionals such as doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nurses. Of course, each of these services – education, roadmaintenance and public safety – has a price tag andmust be paid for through taxes, fees or borrowed funds. Strong fiscal systems are needed to ensure that the funds are available – in a good economy and in a slow economy – to cover the costs of the services thatMississippi residents depend on everyday

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