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


Management of Offender Data and Records by the Mississippi Department of Corrections

Report 673 - 93 pages

A Review of State Agency Procurement

Report 672 - 35 pages


Issue Brief: A Review of the Mississippi Department of Corrections's Response to the COVID-19 Virus and Use of Federal Funds

Report 671 - 16 pages


Issue Brief: A Review of the Exemption of the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services from Mississippi State Personnel Board Oversight

Report 670 - 10 pages

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