Welcome to PEER

PEER is an acronym for the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, a nonpartisan standing committee of the Mississippi Legislature. Created in 1973, PEER provides the Legislature with timely and accurate information on Mississippi state government in order to enable that body to perform its function of legislative oversight. PEER analyzes state agency programs and operations and helps the Legislature make state government more effective, efficient, and accountable.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Recent Reports


Role of Personal Care Attendants in the Delivery of Services through the Medicaid Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program

Report 643 - 106 pages

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State Government Purchasing: A Review of Recent Statutory Changes

Report 642 - 40 pages

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2019 Update on Financial Soundness of the Public Employees’ Retirement System

Report 641 - 60 pages


2019 Report on the Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013: An Evaluation of the Operation and Effectiveness of the Program

Report 640 - 62 pages