Mississippi Legislature 2009-2010

On this Legislative Page we will post documents and links to documents throughout the year that relate to state legislative process and policy developments.

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09/03/2009 – Gov. Haley Barbour’s Budget Cut Announcement
Here is Gov. Haley Barbour’s announcement for a state budget cut for public education of 5 percent. State law permits the Governor at the end of October to make cuts up to 5 percent in the state budget when state revenues fall 2 percent or more below the state’s fiscal year revenue estimates.
MS Code 27-104-13
Here is the state law that authorizes budget cuts.
09/06/2009 – Guest Column of Rep. Cecil Brown from the Clarion Ledger
Here is a column from the Clarion Ledger in which Rep. Cecil Brown spells out his analysis of the Governor’s budget action.
MDE Data on MAEP Sept. 2009 5% Budget Cuts by Gov. Barbour
This table shows how many Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) dollars each school district will lose as a result of the 5 percent cut imposed by Governor Barbour in September 2009. MAEP funds represent approximately 70 percent of the funding for school districts.
MDE Data on EEF Sept. 2009 5% Budget Cuts by Gov. Barbour
This table shows how many Education Enhancement Fund (EEF) dollars each school district will lose as a result of the 5 percent cut imposed by Governor Barbour in September 2009. The table shows the loss in funding for buildings, buses, instructional supplies and ad valorem tax revenues.
Map of MS School Districts with 5% Funding Losses
This map of the Mississippi School Districts shows the total combined losses for each district of MAEP and EEF funds as the result of the Governor’s cuts..
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   

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