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Job fair a good case study

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

There’s a lot to be said about the dwindling population in the Mississippi Delta.

That trend continues to negatively affect the region’s healthcare, education and economic development.

It’s difficult recruiting jobs to a region that is losing its labor pool more and more year-after-year.

But there is good news.







...In the end

By ERICA BOYD COLUMNIST,

For the past six or seven months, there has been road construction on Covington Pike here in Memphis. I used to think, "Man, when are they going to finish working? Nothing in the world should take this long."



Mississippi Cares not Obamacare, it’s PenceCare

By TIMOTHY H. MOORE GUEST COLUMNIST,

Vice President Pence, when he was Governor of Indiana, enacted a conservative brand of Medicaid reform for his state. The Mississippi Hospital Association, at the request of Governor Bryant last fall, has worked to create a similar proposal – Mississippi Cares – for working Mississippians who need healthcare coverage.



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