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


Mississippi IHL Universities' Tenure Policies and Practices

Report 657 - 69 pages


A Review of the Mississippi State Parole Board

Report 656 - 45 pages


A Review of Mississippi School Districts' Revenue Sources and Expenditures for Fiscal Years 2016 through 2020

Report 655 - 39 pages

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2020 Update on Financial Soundness of the Public Employees' Retirement System

Report 654 - 45 pages