LIO Schedule for Feb. 6-7

Thursday 10:00 a.m.

The House Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 31 Constitutional History Curriculum and HB 150 Technical / Vocational Education Program. Testimony will be taken.

Thursday 6:00 p.m.

Kenai Peninsula Legislators from House Districts 28, 29 & 30 and Senate Districts N & O will sponsor a Constituent Meeting. Anyone wishing to speak with Rep. Mike Chenault, Rep. Kurt Olson, Rep. Paul Seaton, Sen. Cathy Giessel or Sen. Peter Micciche may attend at the Kenai LIO. Testimony will be taken.

Friday 8:00 a.m.

The House Education Committees will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 278 Education: Funding / Tax Credits / Programs, HB 245 School Funding: Required Local Contribution and HJR 1 Constitutional Amendment: Education Funding.

Friday 3:15 p.m.

The House Labor & Commerce Committee will sponsor a public hearing for an Overview: Dept. of Commerce, Community & Economic Development by Commissioner Susan Bell. Testimony by invitation only.

All teleconferences are held at the Kenai Legislative Information Office, 145 Main Street Loop No. 217, Kenai, unless otherwise noted. To confirm call 283-2030 or email Kenai.LIO@akleg.gov. To listen or watch online go to http://alaskalegislature.tv/.

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