The Senate and House begin hearings on Gov. Wolf’s FY 2016-17 budget request next week, including hearings on the budgets for the departments of Conservation and Natural Resources (February 24) and Environmental Protection (February 25).
The full schedule of hearings for environment-related agencies is--
— February 24: Senate— Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources, 10:00;
— February 24: House— Public Utility Commission, 1:00;
— February 25: Senate- Dept. of Environmental Protection, 10:00;
— February 29: House— Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources, 2:00;
— March 1: Senate- Dept. of Agriculture, 3:00;
— March 1: House- Dept. of Environmental Protection, 9:30; and
— March 9: House- Dept. of Agriculture, 1:30.
House budget hearings are held in Room 140 (Majority Caucus Room) and the Senate budget hearings are held in Hearing Room 1, North Office Building.
The hearings are usually carried live on the PA Cable Network and online through the Senate and House Appropriations Committee webpages.
The complete schedules are available on the Senate Appropriations Committee and House Appropriations Committee webpages.
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