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Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Brian A. Pugh


This book explains how Mississippi’s budget making process evolved and examines legislation and litigation, as well as those legislators and governors responsible for developing this process. This book explains in detail the significant actions taken by the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of government that affected Mississippi’s procedures. Significant legislation covered includes the passage of Senate Bill 356, which gave the governor the authority to prepare and submit a budget recommendation in 1918; the passage of the Administrative Reorganization Act of 1984; the passage of ... More

Keywords: Separation of Powers, Public Budgeting, Fiscal Policy, Budget Making Process, Mississippi Budget

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781496830197
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2021 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian A. Pugh, author
Mississippi State University