Preview: Senate Budget Panel To Hear Testimony From Department Of Human Services

TRENTON – On Monday at 10:00 AM, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will take testimony from Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Jim Davy on the department’s Fiscal Year 2006 Budget.

With $5.2 billion earmarked for DHS in Governor Codey’s proposed FY 2006 Budget, the Department serves more than one million of New Jersey’s most vulnerable citizens, with programs focusing on people with low income, those with disabilities, abused and neglected children, and troubled youth and families.

DHS also administers the State’s DYFS program, and has been overseeing sweeping reforms within that program to ensure that children under DYFS supervision get the best care possible.

The committee will meet on Monday, April 25 at 10:00 AM in Committee Room 4 in the Statehouse Annex.

WHO: Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, Department of Human Services Commissioner Jim Davy

WHAT: Budget hearing on Department of Human Services

WHEN: Monday, April 25 at 10:00 AM

WHERE: Committee Room 4, Statehouse Annex