Haley Barbour’s request to defend his plan to tax the hospitals in Hinds County Chancery Court. by Adam Lynch Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he ...
Mississippi Health Advocacy Program urges lawmakers to remove grocery tax on health foods and leave sales tax on “junk” foods
JACKSON - The 623-bed North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo will net $6.2 million under Gov. Haley Barbour’s new Medicaid plan while the 48-bed Neshoba County Hospital will garner $19.6 million.
State awaiting formal CMS approval of plan as cigarette tax hike momentum grows
A draft of Gov. Barbour’s Blue Ribbon Tax Study Commission report reveals broadly based opportunities for reforming Mississippi’s tax system, but some of the draft’s options fall short of what some had hoped would be a more aggressive shift on sales taxes, particularly involving food and cigarette taxation.
Panel backs added sales taxes; most proposals unlikely to be OK’d by Legislature, some say