On Wednesday, The House select committee on Federal Economic Stabilization Funding will hear testimony from the Office of the Governor. State Rep. Jim Dunnam, D-Waco, who chairs the committee, has been one of the most outspoken critics of Gov. Rick Perry’s handling of the stimulus money, particularly his public turning-down of over $550m of unemployment benefits that Texas could receive if it made changes to its unemployment code.
If attending, get there early and bring popcorn…
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE: Federal Economic Stabilization Funding, Select
TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess Wednesday, April 08, 2009
CHAIR: Rep. Jim Dunnam
The Select Committee will hear invited testimony relating to the American
Recovery and Reinvestment Act from the following agencies:
-Health & Human Services Commission
-Office of the Governor
-Texas Education Agency
-Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Is anyone over at the Capitol going to sit in on it?