This update provides information on this morning’s caucus, ongoing public hearings and the new proposal from the Governor.
You can find a copy of the presentation from this morning’s caucus here:
This week the Appropriations committee holds public hearings on the various possible sources shared with you last week. Below, divided by issue, you will find copies of testimony provided in support and opposition to those proposals.
The Governor’s office, as you know, brought forward a proposal to use previously hidden sources of revenue to contribute to the Budget Stabilization Fund. Here are the only details we have from the administration on that proposal:
Public hearings continue today and tomorrow. The full schedule is available here: http://www.maine.gov/legis/ofpr/appropriations_committee/schedule_agendas/index.htm
As always please join the committee in Room 228, listen online at: http://www.maine.gov/legis/ofpr/appropriations_committee/audio/index.htm or watch MPBN’s Capitol Connection broadcast either here: http://www.mpbn.net/News/MaineCapitolConnection.aspx, over the air or through your cable provider.