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2017

GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE 2016-2018 BIENNIAL STATE BUDGET

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS AND SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEES OF THE VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY WILL HOLD REGIONAL PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE 2016-2018 BIENNIAL STATE BUDGET, AS FOLLOWS:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017 (Hearing begins at 10:00 a.m.)

  • Fairfax County – Northern VA Community College at Annandale, Ernst Center Theater

  • Abingdon – Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Grand Hall 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017 (Hearings begin at 12:00 noon)

  • Newport News – Christopher Newport University, David Student Union, Ballroom 

  • Central Virginia – City of Richmond, General Assembly Building, House Room D

The purpose of the hearings is to receive comments on the Governor's proposed amendments to the 2016-18 biennial state budget.  Those persons wishing to speak may register at each hearing site no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the hearing.  

Speakers will be taken in the order of registration.  Each person may register only one speaker at a time.  Speakers are asked to limit their comments to three minutes or less.  Speakers representing groups and organizations should consolidate remarks to reduce duplication.  Persons unable to attend may comment in writing to either:

Delegate S. Chris Jones
P.O. Box 406
General Assembly Building
Richmond, Virginia 23218

OR

Senator Thomas K. Norment, Jr.
Thomas K. Norment, Jr.
P.O. Box 39
General Assembly Building
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Accommodations for individuals with hearing impairment may be made by calling (804) 698-7480 beginning Thursday, December 1, 2016.  All requests for individuals with hearing impairment must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, December 19, 2016.  Interpreters will only be provided at locations per specific requests.

 

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