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 #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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Report #595. Mississippi’s Utilization of Funds Provided by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), July 14, 2015, 82 pages

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Report #594. Issues Related to the Increase in the Number of Children in the Department of Human Services' Custody in Hancock County, July 14, 2015, 99 pages

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Report #593. Staffing of Psychologists at the Mississippi State Hospital in a Changing Mental Health Service Delivery Environment, May 12, 2015, 49 pages

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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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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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PEER pages last updated August 27, 2015.