BetterMSReport.com has been covering the ongoing budget battle between the Mississippi House and Gov. Haley Barbour better than anyone else. The crux is this: Barbour wants to slash funding for education and mental health, and the House doesn't.
To bring you up to speed, here are Better Mississippi Report's stories on the budget showdown:
Rally for K-12 Education, Mental Health Set for Tuesday at Capitol
Barbour Increases Budget Heat on House, Senate Republicans
Barbour's Funding Cuts Could Raise Local Property Taxes on Homes, Vehicles
Budget Update: No Movement Saturday Night After Barbour Meeting
Mississippi Budget Issues at a Glance