The Week Ahead in NEMS

EFFICIENCY REPORT: Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant will announce in Jackson on Monday the recommendations from the Commission for a New Mississippi, which is dealing with efficiency and effectiveness of state government.
GRADUATION STUDY: The state’s Graduation Rate Task Force, established earlier this year by the Legislature, meets Wednesday in Jackson.
HIP, HIP, PARADE: Christmas cheer hits Tupelo on Saturday when the annual Reed’s Christmas Parade rolls downtown at 10 a.m.

The Associated Press