How will citizens and state agencies use the Mississippi Management and Reporting System (MMRS) to track stimulus-related expenditures?
• A: All agencies and governing authorities will be required to post their revenue and expenses on the Department of Finance and Administration’s Mississippi Management and Reporting System Stimulus site. Revenue and expenditures are to be posted if the agency or governing authority is a direct recipient of funds or is a sub-recipient (example: MDA sub-grants to DFA for energy projects. MDA tracks as the prime recipient. DFA tracks as the sub-recipient.) Agencies that process in the Statewide Automated Accounting System (SAAS) have been issued instructions for how to post revenue and expenditure transactions at the prime and sub-recipient levels. Summary transaction information is presently available at https://merlin.state.ms.us/merlin/merlin.nsf/Navigation?OpenForm&Stimulus. DFA is developing the tools necessary for non-SAAS agencies and governing authorities to post this same level of information. Detailed instructions are expected to be released no later than June 1, 2009. DFA also