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


PEER is recruiting an Administrative Assistant.

Please read the job announcement first.

Completed applications will be accepted until February 19, 2016.

The application is a PDF form that can be filled out using Adobe Reader and then printed and signed.

Or it can be printed and then filled out by hand. Unsigned applications will not be considered.

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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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