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PEER report on port expansion to be released this week

GULFPORT — A legislative committee will release a report this week on its analysis of spending at the State Port at Gulfport. Max Arinder, director of the Performance Evaulation and Expenditure Review Committee, told The Sun Herald that the report should be available to the public Friday. Gov. Phil Bryant, the Mississippi Development Authority and state port officials had wanted ...

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Business community has questions about proposed highway tax

JACKSON — Business groups still aren’t ready to raise Mississippi’s taxes to repair and build highways and bridges. In August, Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, proposed a $700 million menu of taxes and asked other members of a study committee examining road needs to offer their own alternative revenue and spending plans. Highway officials say the state needs ...

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Arinder: One stands out

Enterprise Mississippi promotes vision for state strategic planning Dr. Max Arinder, executive director of the Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review (PEER), has been involved in literally hundreds of PEER reports during his 30-year tenure at PEER. One report in particular stands out in his mind as some of the committee’s best work: Report #518, Enterprise ...

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