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



Recent Reports:

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

Executive Summary        Full Text (PDF-446K)Access the full version in PDF format


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

Executive Summary        Full Text (PDF-561K)Access the full version in PDF format


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

Executive Summary        Full Text (PDF-5,022K)Access the full version in PDF format        PEER Analysis of DMG ReportPEER analysis memo in PDF format        DMG Report in PDF formatDMG Report in PDF format


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

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