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Joint #msleg Budget Committee recommends north of 1 percent cut to overall state spending

By: Editor - November 29, 2017

Lawmakers seek higher reserves, less spending

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Top Mississippi lawmakers, seeking to put more money in reserve, propose small cuts for most state agencies in the coming year.

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee, meeting Monday, adopted a plan that would cut more than 1 percent from overall state spending in the 2019 budget year, which begins July 1.


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