Senate Budget Panel To Hold Hearings On Human Services Funding On Monday

Members of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee listen to testimony from the public regarding Governor Corzine

TRENTON – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a pair of hearings on Monday with Commissioner Jennifer Velez to review the FY09 Budget of the Department of Human Services.

The Committee will meet first at 10 a.m. in Committee Room 4 to discuss the Governor’s the Department’s Medicaid and FamilyCare programs. The Committee will then reconvene at 1 p.m. to ask questions about the rest of the programs that fall under the Department of Human Services, including mental health services, community service providers and the Division of Developmental Disabilities.