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Mississippi Hospital Association

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Mississippi Hospital Association
Website:Official Website
The Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA) was founded in 1931 and is currently comprised of over 100 hospitals and over 50,000 health care workers. It provides education and helps spread information on health care trends and policy across the state and country.[1] MHA also engages in advocacy activities on the state and federal levels, and is an affiliate of the larger American Hospital Association[2]

Its mission statement is:

"The Mississippi Hospital Association promotes excellence in health services through services in advocacy, education and information."[3]

Campaign Contributions

State Candidates


In 2007, the MHA contributed a total of $94,500 to state senate candidates and $86,250 to state house candidates. It was the 6th and 9th largest donor to state senate and state representative campaigns, respectively.

The top 11 recipients of campaign contributions from the MHA in 2007 were:[4]

Candidate Amount Result
Democratic Party William McCoy, State Representative $10,000 Approveda
Democratic Party Steve Holland, State Representative $6,000 Approveda
Republican Party Terry Burton, State Senator $5,500 Approveda
Democratic Party Gary Anderson, Insurance Commissioner $5,000 Defeatedd
Republican Party Kevin Blackwell, State Senator $5,000 Defeatedd
Democratic Party Bob M. Dearing, State Senator $5,000 Approveda
Democratic Party Carl "Jack" Gordon, State Senator $5,000 Approveda
Republican Party Dean Kirby, State Senator $5,000 Approveda
Republican Party Stacey Pickering, Auditor $5,000 Approveda
Democratic Party Johnny Stringer, State Representative $5,000 Approveda
Republican Party Lee Yancey, State Senator $5,000 Approveda

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