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: A Review of the Sustainability of the Mississippi Prison Industries Corporation

Report 663 - 8 pages


A Review of the University Master Planning Process for Capital Outlay Projects

Report 662 - 78 pages


An Evaluation of the Privatization of Child Support Enforcement by the Mississippi Department of Human Services

Report 661 - 78 pages


A Review of Pass-through Funding in Mississippi State Agency Appropriation Bills for Fiscal Years 2021 and 2022

Report 660 - 61 pages