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Budget Hearings - Thursday, January 20, 2011

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Thursday, January 20th
8:55 a.m. - Opening Remarks
9:00 a.m. - Department of Human Services - Clyde Reese, Commissioner
10:00 a.m. - Department of Community Health - David Cook, Commissioner
11:00 a.m. - Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities - Frank Shelp, Commissioner
12:00 p.m. - Department of Labor - Mark Butler, Commissioner
12:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - FY 2011 Federal Block Grant Hearings

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