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NPT Capitol: Perry’s office to testify at the stimulus select committee

perry2On 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…

–Ben Wright



COMMITTEE: Federal Economic Stabilization Funding, Select

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess Wednesday, April 08, 2009

PLACE: E2.036

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


Written by newspapertreeelpaso

April 3, 2009 at 2:39 pm

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