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


Issue Brief: Mississippi Department of Corrections Accountability Program Inventory

Report 652 - 49 pages


Mississippi Department of Corrections’ FY 2020 Cost Per Inmate Day

Report 650 - 23 pages

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2020 Statutory Review of Mississippi’s Education Scholarship Account Program

Report 649 - 69 pages


Effect of Agencies Being Exempted from Mississippi State Personnel Board’s Purview

Report 651 - 31 Pages