Schedule for Governor Haslam's FY 2016-2017 Budget Hearings

Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 12:56pm

Monday, November 30—Friday, December 4

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will hold state budget hearings for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 on Monday, November 30, through Friday, December 4.

The hearings will be held in the Executive Conference Room on the ground floor of the Capitol. Haslam, Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin, Chief Operating Officer Greg Adams and David Thurman, state budget director, will preside.

The proceedings may be viewed live online at to give Tennesseans who are unable to attend the ability to watch the budget discussions of each state agency.

All times below are in Central Standard Time.

Monday, November 30, 2015

9:45-10:45 a.m.                Human Services

10:45-11:15 a.m.              Tourist Development

11:15 a.m.                         MEDIA AVAILABILITY

2:45-3:15 p.m.                  Financial Institutions

3:15-3:45 p.m.                  Commerce and Insurance

3:45-4:45 p.m.                  Economic and Community Development

4:45 p.m.                           MEDIA AVAILABILITY


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

8:45-9:45 a.m.                  Health Care Finance and Administration/TennCare

9:45-10:30 a.m.                Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

10:30 a.m.                         MEDIA AVAILABILITY

1:30-2:30 p.m.                  Children’s Services

2:30-3:30 p.m.                  Safety and Homeland Security

3:30-4:00 p.m.                  Revenue


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

9:45-10:45 a.m.                 Education

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.     Higher Education

12:00 p.m.                         MEDIA AVAILABILITY

2:00-2:30 p.m.                  Education Lottery

2:30-3:00 p.m.                  Military

3:00-3:30 p.m.                  Labor and Workforce Development

3:30-4:00 p.m.                  Agriculture


Thursday, December 3, 2015

9:30-10:30 a.m.                 Correction

10:30-11:00 a.m.               Environment and Conservation

11:00-11:30 a.m.               Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

11:30 a.m.                          MEDIA AVAILABILITY

1:30-2:30 p.m.                  Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

2:30-3:15 p.m.                  Health

3:15 p.m.                          MEDIA AVAILABILITY


Friday, December 4, 2015

9:00-10:00 a.m.                 Transportation

10:00-10:30 a.m.              Finance and Administration

1:15-2:00 p.m.                  General Services

2:00-2:45 p.m.                  Human Resources

2:45-3:15 p.m.                  Veterans Services

3:15 p.m.                          MEDIA AVAILABILITY