The Appropriations committee was joined by the Veterans and Legal Affairs and the Criminal Justice and Public Safety committees to continue hearings on the Governor’s proposed biennial budget. The morning hearings covered the Departments of Veteran’s and Legal Affairs, Bureau of Liquor and Lottery, the Ethics Commission, Gambling and Control Board and the Department of Elections at the Office of the Secretary of State.
After lunch Criminal Justice and Public Safety covered all aspects of the Department of Corrections most of the Department of Public Safety, and the Fire Protection Services Commission.
Planned work sessions on the supplemental budget were postponed.
Public hearings continue as policy committees hold concurrent work sessions on their sections of the budget.
|Tuesday, March 17||1:00 PM||Judiciary||AG’s Office, Judiciary, Indigent Legal Services, closure of Madawaska Court|
|3:00 PM||Transportation||State Police|
|Wednesday, March 18||1:00 PM||Insurance and Financial Services|
|3:00 PM||Appropriations (only)||Cascade, appropriations limitations (LD 1 PL 2005), employee attrition|