In the Tuesday Wall Street Journal, Professor Alan Blinder wrote of his puzzlement at the very slow growth of productivity in the last three years. There is really no mystery. The rate of growth of investment in...
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State Budgets: Mississippi Considering Hiring Freeze and Cigarette Tax Increase in New Budget
With tax collections down, Mississippi legislators have proposed a hiring freeze in their first draft of a $5 billion budget proposal for 2010. In November, Gov. Haley Barbour (R) imposed $42 million in cuts to balance the current budget. Barbour supports a cigarette tax increase in the 2010 budget.
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