- Mississippi Agrees To Health Care Trust Fund
- The Mississippi legislature yesterday, March 25, 1999, agreed to create a trust
fund with money from the state's multi-billion dollar tobacco
The state will only spend interest from the fund,
estimated at $50 million a year.
The fund will pay for
children's health insurance, trauma care and a variety of other
causes. The agreement must be approved by the legislature
before being sent to Gov. Kirk Fordice.
- BILOXI (MS) SUN HERALD (on-line), (3/26/99) "Trust Fund Compromise Reached", Associated Press
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