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



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Recent Reports:

Report #592. Mississippi Department of Corrections’ FY 2014 Cost Per Inmate Day, January 5, 2015, 25 pages

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Report #591. An Update on the Financial Soundness of the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System and Related Legal Issues: 2014, January 5, 2015, 38 pages

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Report #590. The Mississippi High School Activities Association: An Accountability Review, January 5, 2015, 114 pages

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Report #589. Improving the Efficiency of Mississippi’s School Districts: Phase Two, December 9, 2014, 133 pages

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Report #588. The Comparative Efficiency of Mississippi’s Models of Youth Court Adjudication, December 9, 2014, 57 pages

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Report #587. Mississippi’s Progress Since 2010 in Implementing Electronic Health Records, November 12, 2014, 52 pages

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Report #586. A Review of Selected Parole, Restitution, and Timely Release Issues of the Department of Corrections and State Parole Board, September 9, 2014, 54 pages

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Report #585. Summaries of PEER Reports 1973-Present, August 1, 2014, 129 pages

PDF logoFull Text PDF of Volume II: 1/1/2000-8/1/2014 (1,128K), 129 pages

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


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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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

Results First Mississippi July 2014 Brief       Full Text (PDF-713K)Access the full version in PDF format


Special Report-January, 2015:

A Legislator’s Guide to Revitalizing Performance Budgeting in Mississippi       Full Text (PDF-1.3MB)Access the full version in PDF format


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