2012 Policy Conference: Promoting Policies for Progress

Opening Plenary:


  • Ed Sivak, Director, Mississippi Economic Policy Center
  • Judith Solomon, Vice President for Health Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities 

Breakout Sessions:

 Session 1:
A. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:The Institutions, Policy and Politics of Medicaid Expansion


B. The Nuts & Bolts of the Mississippi Budget:Understanding the State Budget & Pursuing Revenue Options


 Session 2:
C. State of Working Mississippi:Tracking Changes in the State Economy, Jobs and Family Economic Security


 D. Financial Inclusion:Creating Economic Opportunity and Building Assets for Underserved Populations


  • Jessica Shappley, Policy Analyst, MEPC
  • Beth L. Orlansky, Advocacy Director, Mississippi Center for Justice
  • Felicia Lyles, VP Regional Branch  Administrator Hope Credit Union

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