During the fourth week of the 2011 legislative session committees will continue to hold public hearings on proposed legislation.
This week the focus of the appropriations committees (i.e. Senate Ways & Means , House Ways & Means, House Education Appropriations, and House Capital Budget) will be on legislation that impacts the state’s revenues (i.e. tax exemptions), an overview of various human service and health programs, and a report on the economic and revenue forecast.
In addition, the higher education related committees (i.e. House Higher Education and Senate Higher Education & Workforce Development) are scheduled for public hearings on a wide range of bills, including the Governor’s Higher Education Task Force recommendations, financial aid, transfer, and prior learning credits.