Job growth in Mississippi is expected to reach 0.8 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.4 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.
Saint Louis Community College, Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City and Ozarks Technical Community College reported receiving the most federal financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.
Matt Luke, head football coach at the University of Mississippi, earned $3 million in 2018, making Luke the highest-paid public employee in Mississippi last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Mississippi arts agencies are projected to reach $1.2 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 39 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Marceline, Missouri announced today they would be providing a 50/50 matching grant program to Marceline businesses to make improvements again this year.