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Tuesday, May 15: New Job Laws

Air date 05/15/12

Governor Phil Bryant says several new laws could boost the state's business climate and help improve Mississippi's economy and workforce. Surrounded by businessmen at a signing ceremony in Jackson yesterday, Bryant signed bills to make changes in the workers compensation system and provide financial breaks for businesses paying the inventory tax. He says the recently-concluded legislative session was a success. Democratic Representative, Bobby Moak responds to the Governor's plans.

Then, Mississippi has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the nation. For every one thousand Mississippi teen girls, 55 will give birth. As our week of teen pregnancy coverage continues, we examine the effects and consequences of babies having babies. MPB's Lawayne Childrey reports.

Also, casino gaming is big business in Mississippi. North Mississippi recently experienced a boom of sorts after Hurricane Katrina sent gamblers away from the Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama Gulf Coast. Charles Anderer and Paul Doocey are with Casino Journal Magazine. They've just published a story about gaming in Tunica Mississippi. MPB's Rhonda Miller spoke to them at an industry convention on the Gulf Coast.

 

 

 

 

Casino Gaming is big business in Mississippi. North Mississippi recently experienced a boom of sorts after Hurricane Katrina sent gamblers away from the Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama Gulf Coast. Charles Anderer and Paul Doocey are with Casino Journal Magazine. They've just published a story about gaming in Tunica Mississippi. MPB's Rhonda Miller spoke to them at an industry convention on the Gulf Coast.

  

 

 



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