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Budget Hearings - Tuesday, January 18, 2011


10:30 a.m. - Opening Remarks
10:35 a.m. - Governor - The Honorable Nathan Deal
11:00 a.m. - Economic Outlook and Revenue Estimating - Dr. Kenneth Heaghney, State Fiscal Economist
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Department of Education - Dr. John Barge, State Superintendent
2:00 p.m. - University System of Georgia - Dr. Erroll B. Davis, Chancellor
3:15 p.m. - Technical College System of Georgia - Ron Jackson, Commissioner
4:00 p.m. - Superior Courts - Judge Kathy Gosselin
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

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