TRENTON – Senator Paul Sarlo, the chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, announced the panel’s schedule of hearings to review the budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year. The hearings will cover the individual departments of state government as well as the economic projections by the Office of Legislative Services and the State Treasurer.

“We will engage in a thorough review of the budget proposal as we work to adopt a responsible fiscal plan that is responsive to the needs of the people of New Jersey,” said Senator Sarlo. “The hearings will put a focus on the spending that supports the programs and services of government. We need to continue our efforts to identify cost savings and efficiencies so that we have the resources to meet our priorities and invest in expanded opportunities.”

 

SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FY2020 BUDGET REVIEW

 

Departmental budget meetings will be held in Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

 

Ø  MARCH 28, 2019

10:00 AM – PUBLIC HEARING at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Avenue, Carney’s Point, New Jersey 08069

 

Ø  APRIL 2, 2019

10:30 AM – Budget Overview & Revenue Forecast (Office of Legislative Services)

1:00 PM – Budget Overview (State Treasurer)

 

Ø  APRIL 4, 2019

10:30 AM – Department of Environmental Protection

1:30 PM – Department of Labor and Workforce Development

 

Ø  APRIL 9, 2019

10:30 AM – Department of Law and Public Safety

2:00 PM – The Judiciary

 

Ø  APRIL 11, 2019

10:30 AM – Department of Health

2:00 PM – Department of Corrections/State Parole Board

 

Ø  APRIL 16, 2019

10:30 AM – Department of Children and Families

1:00 PM – Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs

 

Ø  APRIL 18, 2019

10:30 AM – Department of Education/Schools Development Authority

1:00 PM – Review of Out-Of-Network Reforms

3:00 PM – Department of Banking and Insurance

 

Ø  MAY 2, 2019

10:30 AM – Department of Community Affairs

1:00 PM – Department of Human Services/Medicaid

3:00 PM – Department of State

 

Ø  MAY 9, 2019

10:30 AM – Higher Educational Services

2:00 PM – Department of Transportation/New Jersey Transit/Motor      Vehicle Commission

 

Ø  MAY 14, 2019

10:30 AM – Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services)

1:00 PM – Revenue Update (State Treasurer)

2:00 PM – Department of the Treasury and Interdepartmental   Accounts/New Jersey Economic/Development Authority/New Jersey Board of Public Utilities