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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Recent News

JAIL CENSUS DATA COLLECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING | 9/23/2020

The Jail C​ensus Data Collection Advisory Committee will hold an organizational meeting on September 29, 2020, at 1 p.m.​​​​​

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JAIL CENSUS DATA COLLECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING | 8/26/2020

​The Jail Census Data Collection Advisory Committee will hold an organizational meeting on September 1, 2020, at 1 p.m.​​​​​

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Jail Census Data Collection Advisory Committee Meeting | 7/30/2020

​​The Jail Census Data Collection Advisory Committee will hold an organizational meeting on August 4, 2020, at 2 p.m.​​​

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PEER News

JAIL CENSUS DATA COLLECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING | 9/23/2020

The Jail C​ensus Data Collection Advisory Committee will hold an organizational meeting on September 29, 2020, at 1 p.m.​​​​​

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JAIL CENSUS DATA COLLECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING | 8/26/2020

​The Jail Census Data Collection Advisory Committee will hold an organizational meeting on September 1, 2020, at 1 p.m.​​​​​

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Jail Census Data Collection Advisory Committee Meeting | 7/30/2020

​​The Jail Census Data Collection Advisory Committee will hold an organizational meeting on August 4, 2020, at 2 p.m.​​​

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Recent Reports

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Mississippi Department of Corrections’ FY 2020 Cost Per Inmate Day

1/4/2021
Report 650 - 23 pages

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2020 Statutory Review of Mississippi’s Education Scholarship Account Program

12/17/2020
Report 649 - 69 pages

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A Review of Mississippi’s School Recognition Program

12/16/2020
Report 648 - 57 pages

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A Legal Analysis of Mississippi’s Emergency Powers Statutes and Actions Taken During the COVID-19 Pandemic

12/2/2020
Report 647 - 66 pages

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