House Speaker, Lt. Gov. present performance based budgeting plan
JACKSON – Republican legislative leaders today unveiled a plan to boost accountability at state agencies and spend taxpayer dollars on results.
House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves presented the performance-based budgeting plan, “Building a Better Mississippi,” with the support of members of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, which Speaker Gunn chairs this year. The plan is the first significant effort to fund agency programs based on expectations established by the Legislature.