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Media Advisory: Governor's 2021-22 Virtual Budget Hearings

Monday, November 02, 2020 | 02:41pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Gov. Bill Lee’s 2021-22 budget hearings with cabinet agencies will be held November 9 through November 16, 2020. The hearings will be streamed live and accessible from the state’s web page at www.tn.gov, where hearings will also be archived for later viewing.

The hearings will be held in the Nashville room in the William R. Snodgrass “Tennessee” Tower, to allow for social distancing. Seating for media will include six seats inside the Nashville room and additional seating, as needed, in the nearby multi-media room, where viewing of the hearings will be provided. No other seating is available in order to maintain a safe environment.

Below is the schedule for the hearings. All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

 

Monday, November 9

9:30-10:00 a.m. – Opening presentation from DOR and Dr. Bill Fox RE: TN’s financial outlook

10:00-10:30 a.m. – Revenue

10:45-11:30 a.m. – Health

11:30 a.m. – Governor Bill Lee Media Availability

1:00-1:30 p.m. – Labor and Workforce Development

1:45-2:45 p.m. – Economic and Community Development

3:00-3:30 p.m. – Military / TEMA

3:45-4:15 p.m. – Tourist Development

4:15 – Governor Bill Lee Media Availability

 

Tuesday, November 10

9:30-10:30 a.m. – Education

10:45-11:45 a.m.  – Higher Education

11:45 – Governor Bill Lee Media Availability

1:00-2:00 p.m. – TennCare

2:15-3:15 p.m. – Children’s Services

3:30-4:30 p.m. – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 

 

Thursday, November 12

9:30-10:30 a.m. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

1:00-2:00 p.m. – Human Services

2:15-3:15 p.m. – Correction

3:30-4:00 p.m. – Veterans Services

4:00 – Governor Bill Lee Media Availability

                                                                                                  

Friday, November 13

9:30-10:30 a.m. – Safety and Homeland Security

10:45-11:15 a.m. – TBI

11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. – Finance & Administration

12:00 – Governor Bill Lee Media Availability

1:00-1:45 p.m. – General Services

2:00-2:45 p.m.  – Human Resources

 

 

Monday, November 16

9:30-10:00 a.m. – Financial Institutions

10:15-10:45 a.m.  – Commerce and Insurance

11:00-11:30 a.m. – Agriculture

2:00 -2:45 p.m. – Transportation

2:45-3:30 p.m. – Environment and Conservation

3:30-4:00 p.m. – Education Lottery Corp.