STATE HOUSE – The House Finance Subcommittee on Education will be meeting tomorrow, July 9 at 4 p.m. in Room 35 of the State House to hear testimony on FY 2021 education related budget articles.  The subcommittee is chaired by Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East Providence).

The committee will hear testimony on the following budget items:

·         Article 2 – Section 1 – Board of Education

·         Article 10 – Section 7 – Rhode Island Promise program

·         Governor’s budget amendment relating to the lease of property for Northern Rhode Island and Woonsocket Education and Industry Center.

·         Governor’s budget amendment relating to multi-year lease for a parcel of land on URI’s Kingstown campus.

The meeting will be televised live on Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox Channels 15 and 61, in high definition on Cox Channel 1061, on Full Channel on Channel 15 and on Channel 34 by Verizon subscribers. It will also be live streamed at http://ritv.devosvideo.com/show?video=cd679c40105a.

No in-person public testimony will be taken nor will the meeting be open to the public.  Public testimony will be accepted in two different ways. 

Written testimony is encouraged and should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For those who would prefer the option to provide verbal testimony please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:

 

·         Bill # (or specific topic) you are testifying on

·         For/Against

·         Your Name and Phone number (to be reached for your testimony)

·         Affiliation: (if any)

·         *Deadline to request verbal testimony is Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 11a.m.

Documents provided at the hearing will be made available on the General Assembly website: http://www.rilegislature.gov/Special/comdoc/Pages/HFIN.aspx.

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