THE MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

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Joint Committee on

Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review

P.O. Box 1204

Jackson, MS 39215-1204

(601) 359-1226

FAX (601) 359-1420

2012-2015 PEER Committee Members

Max K. Arinder, Ph.D., Director



Special Reports-July, 2014:

Improving Mississippi’s Budgeting Process       Full Text (PDF-782K)Access the full version in PDF format

Building a Better Mississippi: The Statewide Strategic Plan for Performance and Budgetary Success       Full Text (PDF-1M)Access the full version in PDF format

Recent Reports:

Report #584. A Review of the Closure of the Mississippi State Hospital’s Community Services Division, June 10, 2014, 58 pages

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Report #583. An Update on the Financial Soundness of the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System and Related Legal Issues, January 6, 2014, 44 pages

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Report #582. The Common Core State Standards: Mississippi’s Adoption and Implementation, January 6, 2014, 108 pages

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Report #581. Mississippi Department of Transportation: A Review of Departmental Accountability and Transparency, January 6, 2014, 163 pages

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Report #580. A Review of the Department of Health’s Administration of the Victims of Domestic Violence Fund, FY 2005-FY 2013, December 11, 2013, 35 pages

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Report #579. A Review of the Funding and Expenditures of Emergency Communications Districts of Selected Mississippi Counties, December 11, 2013, 101 pages

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Report #578. Identifying Options for Improving the Efficiency of Mississippi’s School Districts: Phase One, November 12, 2013, 52 pages

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Report #577. Contracting with State Agencies: Mississippi’s Provisions for Vendor Access, Selection, and Transparency, November 12, 2013, 114 pages

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Report #576. A Review of the Pat Harrison Waterway District’s Expenditures, FY 2011-FY 2013, October 8, 2013, 66 pages

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Report #575. The Status of the Port of Gulfport Restoration Program, September 10, 2013, 106 pages

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Report #574. Assessment of Opportunities for Local Political Subdivisions’ Employee Health Insurance Coverage, August 6, 2013, 97 pages

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Report #573. Improving Mississippi’s Trauma Care System: Opportunities and Limitations, August 6, 2013, 83 pages

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Report #572. Summaries of PEER Reports 1973-Present, August 1, 2013, 119 pages

PDF logoFull Text PDF of Volume II: 1/1/2000-8/1/2013 (928K), 119 pages

PDF logoFull Text PDF of previously published Volume I: 1973-1999 (604K), 159 pages


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