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

James A. Barber, Director


Recent Reports:

Report #604. A Review of State Agencies’ Use of Procurement Cards, December 15, 2015, 46 pages

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Report #603. State Government Purchasing: A Review of State Agencies’ Implementation of Recent Statutory Changes and Other Selected Issues, December 15, 2015, 54 pages

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Report #602. An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Mississippi Film Office, December 15, 2015, 67 pages

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Report #601. The Public Employees’ Retirement System: 2015 Update on Financial Soundness, Delays in Application Processing, and Legal Issues, December 15, 2015, 50 pages

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Report #600. The Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013: Evaluation of the Operations and Effectiveness of the Program, November 17, 2015, 67 pages

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Report #599. Effects of Deficient Bridges on Selected Mississippi Public School Districts’ Bus Routes, November 17, 2015, 85 pages

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Report #598. A Review of Expenditures of Mississippi’s Public School Districts, FY 2005 through FY 2014, September 15, 2015, 71 pages

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Report #597. Summaries of PEER Reports 1973-Present, August 11, 2015, 135 pages

PDF logoFull Text PDF of Volume II: 1/1/2000-8/11/2015 (901K), 135 pages

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


Report #596. A Review of the Accountability Standards of the Mississippi Department of Education, August 11, 2015, 96 pages

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Results First Mississippi

Issue Brief #1. Applying the Results First Model to the Adult Criminal Justice System, July 2014

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Special Reports

Improving Mississippi’s Budgeting Process, July, 2014       Access the full version in PDF formatFull Text (PDF-782K)

Building a Better Mississippi: The Statewide Strategic Plan for Performance and Budgetary Success, July, 2014       Access the full version in PDF formatFull Text (PDF-1M)

A Legislator’s Guide to Revitalizing Performance Budgeting in Mississippi, January, 2015       Access the full version in PDF formatFull Text (PDF-1.3MB)


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PEER pages last updated April 22, 2016.