Hoosier Economy Budget hearings to begin in Senate

Budget hearings to begin in Senate

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The Senate Appropriations Committee will begin hearings on the 2012-2013 state budget this week.

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Senate budget hearings are scheduled to take place as follows:

Monday, March 21:

  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Presentation of HB 1001 by Rep. Jeff Espich, House Ways & Means Chair
  • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Public Testimony

Tuesday, March 22:

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Testimony by Dr. Tony Bennett
    • School funding formula
    • Remediation/Testing
    • Turnaround schools
    • Charter schools
    • Vouchers
    • Collective bargaining
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Public Testimony

Thursday, March 24:

  • Committee to begin at 9:00 AM
  • 10:00  – 10:30 AM: Presentation by Commissioner for Higher Education, Teresa Lubbers
  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana (SSACI): Presentation by Executive Director Claudia Braman
  • 11:00 AM: Horse racing purse money public testimony

Monday, March 28:

Tuesday, March 29:

  • 4: 00 pM: Presentation by universities
    • 4:00  – 4:30PM: University of Southern Indiana
    • 4:30 – 5:00 PM: Ivy Tech State College
    • 5:00 – 5:30 PM: Ball State University
    • 5:30 – 6:00 PM: Purdue University
    • 6:00 – 6:30 PM: Vincennes University
    • 6:30 – 7:00 PM: Indiana State University
    • 7:00 – 7:30 PM: Indiana University

Thursday, March 31:

  • Committee to begin at 9:00 AM
    • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Public testimony